psyc 101 writing 3

psyc 101 writing 3 - Cait Bold 720043953 Psych 101 Writing...

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Cait Bold 720043953 Psych 101 Writing 3 Three main concepts that correspond to memory are the levels-of-processing theory, the interference theory, and the serial-position theory. By examining these three ideas in detail, I can better prepare myself for tests or other scenarios that rely on memory and the remembrance of facts. The levels-of-processing theory stipulates that the deeper a thought or idea is processed, the longer the memory codes for that idea will last. There are three levels of processing that our minds engage in: structural, phonemic, and semantic. Structural processing involves focusing on the physical composition of the stimulus, such as whether a word is in all caps or in cursive, and is relatively shallow. Phonemic processing is slightly deeper, and encompasses the way that a stimulus sounds and may be encouraged by naming or saying a word. The deepest level of processing is semantic processing, which involves contemplating the objects and actions that a word represents. By actively engaging in semantic processing while studying, I will be better able to recall
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2012 for the course PSYC 101 taught by Professor Loeb during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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