012607_Memory1_Post - Memory Day 1 Components/Phases of...

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Memory Day 1
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Components/Phases of Memory Acquisition: New information is taken in Storage: Retaining information over time Retrieval: Accessing stored information A word about theories and models Not literal Not necessarily mapped to brain
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Three Stage Model of Memory
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Three Stage Model of Memory Stage 1: Sensory Memory Extremely short-term Sensory Register, Iconic store Stage 2: Working Memory Also referred to short-term memory Holds information for short intervals -- while we are working with it Stage 3: Long-Term Memory Stores memories for an indefinite amount of time
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Limited Storage of Working Memory Working Memory can store a limited amount of information for a limited amount of time Magic Number: 7 plus or minus 2
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Chunking 1-4-9-2-1-7-7-6-1-9-0-6-1-2-2-0 1492 1776 1906 12:20
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UMBRELLA? LEMONADE? Presented with a list of words, asked to
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Passer during the Spring '07 term at University of Washington.

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