Psych Ch. 10 Final

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Psych Ch. 10 Final
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  1. Sensory memory
    brief memory storage immediately following initial reception of a stimulus
  2. Short term memory
    memory limited in capacity to abt 7 items and in duration
  3. Long term memory
    storage of info. over extended periods of time
  4. Chunking
    process of grouping items to make them easier to remember
  5. Primacy-recency effect
    that we are better able to recall info. presented at the beginning and end of a list
  6. Confabulation
    act of filling in memory gaps
  7. Proactive interference
    where an earlier memory blocks you from remembering related new info.
  8. Retroactive interference
    where a later memory/new info. blocks you from remembering past learned info.
  9. Mnemonic devices
    where a later memory/new info. blocks you from remembering past learned info.
  10. Repression
    subconsciously block memories of an embarassing/frightening experience
  11. Semantic memory
    deals w/ knowledge of language
  12. Episodic memory
    memory of ones life

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