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1 Module 26:  Memory
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2 Memory Memory is the basis of knowing your friends, your  neighbors, the English language, the national  anthem, and yourself. If there was no memory every one would be a  stranger to you, every language foreign, every task  new, and even you yourself would be a stranger.
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3 The Phenomenon of Memory Memory is any indication that learning has persisted  over time. It is our ability to store and retrieve  information.
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4 Flashbulb Memory An unique and highly emotional moment can give  rise to clear, strong, and persistent memory called  flashbulb memory . Though this memory is not free  from errors. President Bush being told of 9/11 attack. Ruters/ Corbis
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5 Stages of Memory Keyboard (Encoding) Disk (Storage) Monitor (Retrieval) Sequential Process
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Unformatted text preview: 6 Information Processing Atkinson-Schiffrin (1968) three-stage model of memory includes a) sensory memory , b) short-term memory and c) long-term memory . Bob Daemmrich/ The Image Works Frank Wartenberg/ Picture Press/ Corbis 7 Modifications to the Three-Stage Model 1. Some information skips the first two stages and enters long-term memory automatically. 2. Since we cannot focus on all the sensory information received, we select information that is important to us and actively process it into our working memory . 8 Working Memory Alan Baddeley (2002) proposes working memory to contain auditory, visual processing controlled by central executive, through episodic buffer....
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