Chapter7+8Objectives

Chapter7+8Objectives - ChapterSeven+Eight 1.

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Chapter Seven + Eight 1. Information Processing Theory: a theory that describes how information enters our  memory system, is organized, and finally stored. a. Memory Stores: hold information (sometimes in a raw stae) and in others, in  a organized and meaningful form  a.i. Sensory Memory: briefly holds incoming stimuli from the environment  until they can be processed  a.ii. Working Memory: holds information as people process and try to make  sense of it.  (Conscious thinking and construction of knowledge)  a.iii.  Long term Memory  2.  Attention: consciously focusing on a stimulus  a. Demonstrations b. Charts  c. Problems d. Pictures e. Emphasis: “Pay Attention” f. Student Names: “Random Selection” 3. Encoding: the process of representing information in long-term memory  a. Imagery: form mental picture of topic  b. Organization: impose order and connections in new information
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