Topic 3: Chapters 4, 5, & 6
Lecture 1: STM
Overview of Memory
Atkinson & Shiffrin Model
Overview of Short Term Memory
Rate of Forgetting
Information in STM is lost rapidly unless it is
rehearsed (Peterson& Pet
Basic Cognitive Processes:
Pattern Recognition & Attention
How people identify objects in their environment.
Models and effects
A template is a stored repr
Introduction to Applied
The Information-Processing Approach:
Identify the stages of human information processing, including their capacity and duration.
Distinguish between top-down and bottom-up processing.
The Growth of Cognitive