cognition exam 2a part 5

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cognition psychology exam 2a part 5
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  1. Describe what “availability” is
    whether or not its permanently stored in long-term memory
  2. Describe what “accessibility” is
    the degree to which information can be retrieved from memory
  3. retrieval
    remembering something
  4. Explain why decay and interference are unsuccessful explanations of failure to retrieve (in long-term memory)
    Decay is wrong because it does not explain the process by which information is lost

    Interference is wrong because we never lose information in our long-term memory, only through brain damage (despite the fact that we have a failure to retrieve the information

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