psych memory p2

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  1. Hippocampus
    • Processing event, images, and names into long-term memory. (NOT STOREHOUSE)
    • (in damaged no longer make long term memory "50 first dates")
  2. Memory storage
    Connections with other brain circuits for permanent storage (stored everywhere -> subject to change)
  3. Explict Memory
    • Memories for factual info
    • conscious recollection
    • ->Hippocampus
  4. Cerebellum "Little Brain"
    • Balance, physical memory, coordination.
    • Plays an important part in forming and storing of implicit memories.
  5. Implicit memories
    • Memory for skills and abilities
    • UNCONSCIOUS recollection
    • ex: writing, walking, driving
  6. Amygdala
    • Emotional memories
    • flashbulb memories ex first kiss
    • emotions trigger stress hormones that influence memory formation.
  7. Retrival
    • last process
    • getting info out of memory
    • recall versus recognition
  8. Retrieval cues
    • reminder that activate memories
    • words, events and emotions
  9. Context effect
    • physical where you are
    • ex same classrooms with lecture and taking the test higher scores
  10. State dependent memory
    • State of consciousness
    • ex drunk vs. sober
    • & mood congruent
    • ex good mood = good times
  11. Deja Vu
    • Eerie sense
    • Cues from the current situation may subconsciously trigger retrieval of earlier experience
    • routine
  12. Proactive interference
    • the disruptive effect of prior learning on the recall of new information.
    • Ex - new facebook password
    • or new # phone
  13. Retroactive interference
    • The disruptive effect of new learning on the recall of old information.
    • ex - New lyrics to an old songs trouble remembering the original words
    • -class before psych
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psych memory p2
2014-03-12 08:07:06

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