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memory pysc 2000 - PSYC 2000 Memory Part 1 Introduction to...

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Unformatted text preview: PSYC 2000 Memory Part 1 Introduction to Memory Module 26 Phenomenon of Memory Memory is the persistence of learning over time through the storage and retrieval of information How do we remember? Why do we remember certain things? Why are two peoples accounts of an event so different? How can we improve our memory? Stages of Memory In computers, this process is sequential. In humans, the brain can do many things at oncein parallel. Important Terms in Memory Encoding the processing of information into the memory system Storage the retention of encoded information into the memory system Retrieval the process of getting information out of memory storage Types of Memory Sensory memorythe immediate, very brief recording of sensory information in the memory system Short-term memory activated memory that holds a few items briefly before the information is stored or forgotten Long-term memorythe relatively permanent and limitless storehouse of the memory system Working Memory A newer understanding of short- term memory Focuses on conscious, active processing of incoming auditory and visual-spatial information, and of information retrieved from long-term memory Case of Clive Wearing: Life Without Mem Encoding: Getting Information In Module 27 Encoding Information Some information is automatically processed Your route to school However, novel information requires attention and effort Remember a friends new cell-phone number Automatic Processing Unconscious encoding of incidental information of well learned information Spaceremembering where something in your notes was located time remembering where you left something by recreating a...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2012 for the course PYSC 2000 taught by Professor Munson during the Fall '10 term at LSU.

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