Ebbinghaus: first systematic experiment on memory first to plot forgetting curves
Studies: quantitative description of memory and learning
Results: Well backed by other researchers
Problems: only studied himself, nonsense syllables, lacking ecological val
The centrality of memory
Normal every day functioning storing and retrieving where is my phone? What do I have to
Health Sense of self
Malfunction in poor health
Depression, PTSD, ADD, Schizophrenia
Memory / learning disorders
Exam 1 10/12
Ebbinghaus: rigorous control, analysis
Systematic approach to study of memory.
Meticulous records of list reproduction without error, how long it took to forget.
Provided savings memory: holds material that seemed to have been fo