Chapter 8: Everyday Memory and Memory Errors pp. 208-239 (Cognitive)
Memory: The process involved in retaining, retrieving, and using information about
stimuli, images, events, ideas, and kills after the original information is no longer present.
CH5 Reading Notes- Cognitive Psychology: Short Term and Working Memory
Memory: A process involved in retaining, retrieving, and using information about stimuli,
images, events, ideas, and skills after the original information is no longer present.
Chapter 6: Long-term Memory Structure (Cognitive Psychology)
Theme of this Chapter: Division and interaction.
o Division- distinguishing between different types of memory
I.e. Short term, long term, episodic, semantic memory, procedurals.
Attention: the ability to focus on specific stimuli or locations.
Selective attention: attending to one thing while ignoring others
Distraction: one stimulus interfering with the processing of another stimulus
Divided attention: paying attenti
Chapter 7: Long-Term Memory: Encoding, Retrieval, and Consolidation- Cognitive
Encoding: The process of acquiring information and transferring it into LTM.
o A word can be encoded by repeating it over and over
o By thinking of other words that rhyme with
Solve a problem
Makes a decision
Cognitive Psychology: Studying the mind
Cognitive Psychology: The branch of psychology concerned with the scientific study of the mind.
Physiological process that occur when turning off alarm
o sound wave are changed to electrical signals in the ear and are sent to the brain
o Signals reaching the auditory areas of the brain
o After hearing the alarm, signals are
The Nature of Perception
o Perception: experiences resulting from stimulation of the senses.
Some basic characteristics of perception
o change based on added information
o involves a process similar to reasoning or problem solving
o based on a