03-12 Lecture Slides (Final)

Frontiers episode pieces of the mind word recall

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Unformatted text preview: ill then have to be repeated. However, that is part of life. 5 3/12/13 Knowing the topic in advance (i.e., being able to use the right schema/script) helps the comprehension and retention of passage contents Roles of Schemas and Scripts n༆  Schemas and scripts serve as “default” options and help us fill in “gaps” ¨༊  No need to mention all the relevant things/steps for familiar concepts or events n༆  But….they can also cause problems ¨༊  ¨༊  Stereotyping Memory of concepts or events that do not fit your schemas or scripts may be distorted Write down the objects in the office picture you saw earlier 6 3/12/13 The “Reconstructive” Nature of Memory n༆  n༆  Memories are NOT accurate reflections of the actual events we experienced We reconstruct a memory by combining elements from the original event av...
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2014 for the course PSYC 2145 taught by Professor Cheriking during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.

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