Feb 6 NOTES - Monday February 6, 2012 Quiz Results Mean=82%...

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Monday February 6, 2012 Quiz Results Mean=82% Median=85% Mode=88% Study Tips: Online book (link on syllabus) Studying Reading Checks *Most questions are applied questions, not vocab *The content of exams are 50% of the book, 50% from lecture CHOOSE AND INDICATE YOUR RESEARCH OPTION BY WEDNESDAY BEFORE CLASS if you do not, you will be defaulted into Option 1 Cognition Unit Memory o Encoding o Storage The Nature of Memory We don’t generally have a memory prior to two years of age By seven/eight years of age we start to wrap our minds around more difficult concepts We encode memories that harm us so we know what to avoid in the future (we have to know what hurts us to know how to survive) The Retention of Information or Experience over Time Sept. 11 th 2001, where were you? o Most can recall in great detail what they did that day-greater than any other “normal” day o We encode these great negative details-our brains way of helping us to survive in the future Flashbulb memory- illuminated/detailed, quick encoding of an experience
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