MEMORY

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MEMORY
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2012-02-01 17:33:44
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  1. capactity to retain and retrieve info
    memory
  2. info gets rpresented by a code
    encoding
  3. when info retrieval is aided by clues
    recognition
  4. types of memory:
    • -episodic: specific event at which 1 was present
    • -semantic; generalized knowledge of the world
    • -procedural; how to perform certain actions
    • -explicit; deliberate attempts to remember
    • -implicit; unintentional recollection n influence of prior experiences
  5. elaborate rehearsal
    thinking bout new material that relates to already known info
  6. maintence rehearshal
    repeating info over and over
  7. tip of the tongue phenomenon
    when person cant recall the word itselt but can recall features
  8. flashbulb memory
    some unsual, shocking tragic events
  9. confabulation
    confusing event that coming to believe what you remembered something that never happened or to someone
  10. imagination inflation
    your own imagination inflats your belief that event really occured
  11. 4 theories of forgetting;
    • -decay; time allows us to forget if memories arent used
    • -interference; adding memories to the past
    • -reconstruction; add memory traces
    • -motivated; forgetting things on purpose
  12. anterograde
    inability to retrieve NEW info in the LTM
  13. retrograde
    inability to retrieve OLD info in the ltm
  14. simple form of learning in which there is reduced responseness to a repeated stimuli
    habituation

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