chapter 7

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  1. information processing approach
    • memory model
    • memory is a process (encoding, storage and retrieval) like a computer
  2. parallel distributed processing
    memory is distributed aross a network of neurons working simultaneously in a parallel fashion
  3. traditional three stage model
    • requires three types of storage
    • sensory storage- large capacity
    • shorterm storage- limited, 30 seconds
    • long term storage- permanent
  4. three theories of forgetting
    decay theory, interference theory, motivated theory
  5. decay theory
    decays within time
  6. interference theory
    one memory competes with another one
  7. motivated theory
    want to forget unpleasant thoughts

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