Psych Exam 2 Part 3 MOD 21-23
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- The processing of information into the memory system
- for example, by extracting meaning.
The retention of encoded information over time
the process of getting information out of memory storage.
the immediate, very brief recording of sensory information in the memory system.
- activated memory that holds a few items briefly, before or after the info is stored
- Ex phone numbers before
- the relatively permanent and limitless store house of the memory system.
- includes knowledge, skills and experiences
encoding that requires attention and conscious effort
- Memory aids
- especially those techniques that use vivid imagery and organizational devices.
A neural center located in the limbic system; helps process explicit memories for storage.
Retention independent of conscious recollection. (non-declaration memory)
- Plays key role in forming and storing the implicit memories created by classical conditioning.
- Enables implicit memory
- w/o people cannot develop certain conditioned reflexes
A clear memory of emotionally significant moment or event.
Long term potentiation (LTP)
- An increase in cell's firing potential after brief, rapid stimulation.
- Believed to be a neural basis for learning and memory.
- Depending on mood
- good mood=remembering good memories
the disruptive effect of prior learning on the recall of new information
The disruptive effect of prior learning on the recall of new information.
the disruptive effect of new learning on the recall of the old information
Memory of facts and experiences that one can consciously know and "declare." (also called declarative memory)
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