Chapter 8

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Chapter 8
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2012-04-03 22:43:31
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  1. Our ability to store and retrieve information about past events.
    memory
  2. Emphasizes the basic mental processes involved in attention, perception, memory, and decision making.
    The computer was the model
    Information-processing approach
  3. Assuming that you are not day dreaming , this will log information in, holding it for a fraction of a second as a kind of afterimage. or like an echo
    sensory register
  4. holds a limited amount of information. about 7 items or chuncks of information.
    Short term memory
  5. relatively permanent store of information that represents what people mean by memory
    Long term memory
  6. Getting the information into the system .
    Encoding
  7. holding information in a long term memory store
    storage
  8. the process of getting information out when it is needed
    Retrieval
  9. type of memory that occurs unintentionally, automatically, and without awareness
    Implict
  10. Also called declarative memory. involves deliberate, effortful, recollection of events.
    Explict memory
  11. type of explict memory that is stored as general facts
    semantic memory
  12. type of explict memory that is stored for specific experiences.
    episodic memory
  13. knowledge of the human mindand of the range of cognitive processes
    ex. knowing that its harder to pay attention to a task when there is a distracting noise in the background.
    metacognition
  14. having few auto biographical memories of events that occurred during the first few years of life
    childhood amnesia

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