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Long-Term Memory - who’s minds think straight Critical...

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Long-term memory Foundations of  Psychology 12-11-11 Tiffany Holliday
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How is information stored in  your long-term memory. Information is stored into your long-term  memory through the second different type of  long-term memory called semantic memory. Semantic memory is stored facts and  generalized information. In this stage of long- term memory, the stored facts and  generalized information is stored in networks  and schemata.
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...(cont.) Semantic memory stores meaningful  information and helps you keep the  information stored for special purposes.
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How does information stored  in your long-term memory  affect your critical thinking  skills?  I think that long-term memory really affects  your critical thinking skills because you do not  have the ability to think as well as people 
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Unformatted text preview: who’s minds think straight. Critical thinking is logical thinking that draws conclusions from facts and evidence. Therefore, you will not be able to do that unless you are able to use your semantic memory. ….(cont.) The first way is reflections on past critical thinking experiences. You will be able to do the same thing that you did in the last critical thinking experience, but try to improve your last experience. ….(cont.) The second way is the learned process skills. In this way, you can learn how to work toward applying but you may not be as good with critical thinking as those whose minds work better than yours....
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