10th lecture - Memory Memory: the capacity to retain and...

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Unformatted text preview: Memory Memory: the capacity to retain and retrieve information Flashbulb memories: dramatic positive or negative memory Memories for traumatic events are more vivid than ordinary events Main aspects of trauma remembered Can distort details Accuracy fades over time Flashbulb Memories kennedy asssassination Personal recollections of 9/11 or Columbine Cohort differences in flashbulb memories How to measure memory Recall: ability to retrieve information which has been learned earlier Recognition: ability to identify previously encountered information Relearning: effort is saved in having learned something before Recall Task List the names of the eight reindeer that were Rudolphs friends Recognition Task: Correct List: Models of Memory Information Processing Model: memory and mind are like a computer Encoding: how to put information in, retain, store and retrieve Levels of Processing: different levels of processing impact encoding KNOW THIS Shallow Processing: Intermediate Processing: Deep Processing: Three Box Model of Memory Sensory Memory- stuff happens and you dont have to do anything with it Short Term Memory- pay attention and put it into your working/short term memory to help you know what you have to do with it Long Term Memory- if you need to keep it, you store it Sensory Memory Retains for 1-2 seconds Acts as a holding bin second in visual subsystem Longer in auditory system Decides if it is worth processing...
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course PSYCH 111 taught by Professor Schreier during the Winter '08 term at University of Michigan.

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