The Current Reference Model
(Baddeley & Hitch, 1974)
Current Reference Version
Thought to be an attentional controller, with two m
Themes for the Book
1. Learning and remembering are active processes.
2. Learning and remembering have a
3. Memory has multiple components, which act in
4. Learning and remem
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What did you eat for breakfast?
Where is your car parked?
Did you see the person who stole the purse?
Can you describe what you did on July 4?
Autobiographical Memory Is Not
Paper Discussion Structure
Things to keep in mind about the
paper as you read it
Brief Paper Overview
Emphasis on summarize
Essentially, the information that might appear in an
What was the authors research question?
What did t
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Perspectives on Processing
Maybe *where* information is stored depends on *what* we do with it
Craik & Lockhart (1972): Levels
Alternative to sensory/working/LTM modules
4 key assumptions
1. Information c
Modality-Specific Memory Stores
Veridical representation of uncategorized perceptual
Allows cognitive processing of stimuli that are no longer
We can continue to process this in
Sometimes you forget, sometimes you misremember and sometimes you never
knew in the first place
Forgetting vs. Not Storing
Learning is not complete when practice or rehearsal ends
The Modal Model
What is the Modal
This sounds more complicated than it really is
Multiple Memory Stores
It wasnt until the late 50s when memory researchers started
formally thinking about multiple memory systems
Youre familiar with thes
What Is Working Memory?
temporarily hold information for short periods
Working memory conscious awareness
Binding together of sensory memory buffers
Model of the environment (Johnson-Laird, 1