SG#2_Memory - Memory an active system that receives...

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Memory an active system that receives information from the senses, organizes and alters it as it stores it away, and then retrieves the information from the storage. Three Processes of Memory 1. Encoding getting to sensory information; (sight and sound) 2. Storage – holds on to the information for some period of time. 3. Retrieval getting the information you know you have out of storage. Three Models of Memory 1. Sensory Memory stores information for a short period time in which information enters the nervous system through the sensory systems (eyes, ears, and so on) all information lost within a second or so. 2. Short Term Memory STM (Working Memory) second stage memory system in which information is held for brief periods of time while being used. unrehearsed information, is lost in about 15 to 30 seconds. 3. Long Term Memory LTM third stage system of memory into which all the information is placed and to be kept more or less permanently. some information is retained indefinitely; some is lost with the passage of time. Three Stages of the Information – Processing Model
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course PSY 2012 taught by Professor Lindsey during the Spring '08 term at South Florida Community College.

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