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Implicit Memory Test Another Memory Topic:
Types of Memory
Sensory input Attention to important
or novel information
Retrieving Temporal Memory Stages Sensory Memory
► Proposed first temporal category of memory
► Capacity is thought to be infinite (or at least really large) ► Is thought to involve not only vision, but all of our senses ► Most of this information is said to only last in our memory for a fraction of a second ► After this fraction of a second, you attend to/remember only the information deemed relevant Sperling’s Sensory Memory Experiment
Sperling Lets test whether or not sensory memory Lets test whether or not sensory memory exists… F A U B M V X E W Q H K A X Z D T B M F O Y R G P S Q E N H W L B C I U K H V W G R N U P X Z M S O W A D R P N M Q E I ShortTerm Memory (aka Working Memory)
ShortTerm Memory (aka Working Memory)
► Said to have a capacity
of 7 + or – 2 items Nonsense syllables
example Baddeley’s added theory ► Contains information that
we deemed relevant (at
least for the time being) ► Information can be stored in this stage of memory from anywhere between 10 seconds to a few days ► After that, most researchers propose that memories stored are either a) forgotten (information not regarded as important/worth saving), or b) placed in our longterm memory store LongTerm Memory
► A collection of information from STM that we feel is important and had the ability and time to store ► Information in this part of our memory can be very complex, but it is also very susceptible to distortions and complete fabrications ► There is debate as to whether or not we actually ever forget information once it’s stored on long term memory Argument for proper cues being capable of tapping into long term memories that we think are forgotten Argument for memories being overwritten by other information that is deemed more important An Extra Breakdown of LTM Memory Types
and cognitive Dispositionsclassical and
effects Moving on…
► In the next class, we’ll be examining how our memory might go awry, how we can improve our memories, and how we can use our understanding of memory to predict behavior. ► See you then....
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2014 for the course PSYCH 1 taught by Professor Shimamura during the Fall '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Fall '08