Ch7 memory pt 2

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Ch7 memory pt 2
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2011-11-02 02:17:50
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  1. Longterm memory
    • our permanant store of information
    • includes facts, skills, experience
    • long duration and unlimited capacity
  2. Primacy effect
    tendency to remember words from the beginning of the list, word gets encoded into LTM
  3. recency effect
    tendency to remember words from the end of the list, word is still stored in the STM
  4. Explicit memory
    • Conscious memories we recall intentionally
    • semantic memory
    • episodic memory
  5. semantic memory
    knowlege of facts
  6. episodic memory
    autobiographical memory
  7. implicit memory
    • unconcious memory we dont reflect deliberately
    • procedural memory
    • conditioning
    • habituation
    • priming
  8. procedural memory
    memory of how to do things including motor skills and habits
  9. Encoding
    • mechanism that transfers information from STM to LTM
    • maintainace rehersal
    • elaborative rehersal
  10. Retrieval
    mechanism that transfers information from LMT to STM
  11. encoding specificity
    We remember information under the conditions present at learning
  12. context dependent learning
    We recall information better in the same location
  13. State dependent learning
    We recall information better in the same cognitve state we learned it in
  14. Flashbuld memories
    • extremely vivid and detailed emotional memories
    • usually important or tragic events
  15. false memories
    memories of events that never happened
  16. Misinformation effect
    creating false memories by providing misleading information after the event
  17. retrograde amnesia
    inability to remember old information
  18. anterograde amnesia
    inability to remember new things

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