Instructor: Chris McNorgan
August 31 December 11, 2015
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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
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
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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
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