Chapter 7 - 7 Memory Overview: Useful distinctions stages...

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7 – Memory Overview: Useful distinctions stages of memory: encoding (putting it in), storage (keeping it), and retrieval (recall it) left hemisphere associated w/ encoding right hemisphere associated w/ retrieval systems of memory: sensory, short-term/working, long-term time periods: storing info for short vs. long periods types of info: explicit vs. implicit memory Sensory Memory can only recall a few items, but can select which ones large capacity held for a very short duration attention determines what makes it to the next stage Short-term Memory limited capacity (7 +/- 2) items persists as long as it is rehearsed and elaborated working memory span – the number or separate integers you can remember correctly after hearing a series of numbers working memory: can keep 5-7 items active, but must rehearse consciousness
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