Ch 8 - Memory (Psychology)

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  1. The storage and retrieval of information.
    Memory
  2. The (2) parts of Sensory Memory are:
    • -Visual
    • -Hearing
  3. Very short; stays in the mind maybe 1-2 seconds.
    Sensory Memory
  4. Processing the information into the system then, moving on.
    Encoding
  5. Holds 5-9 items and can last up to 30 seconds.
    Short term memory
  6. The relatively permanent and limitless storehouse of the memory system. Similar to the hard drive of a computer.
    Long term memory
  7. The loss of memory due to alcohol disease, chemical disease, radiation, lack of oxygen and demintia.
    Amnesia
  8. A clear memory of a significant moment or event in your life.
    Flashbulb memory
  9. -Visual sensory information
    -Deals with our sight
    -Last no more than a tenth of a second
    Iconic memory
  10. -Auditory sensory information
    -Deals with our auditory stimuli
    -Sounds and words can be recalled within 3 to 4 seconds
    Echoic memory
  11. Aids to help us memorize, especially those techniques that use vivid imagery and organizational devices.
    Mnemonics
  12. Where most of our memory is stored.
    Hippocampus
  13. 2 Types of Long Term Memory
    • -Explicit Memory
    • -Implicit Memory
  14. -Declaritive memory
    -Conscious recall
    -General knowledge
    -Expericence
    Explicit Memory
  15. -Without conscious recall
    -Learning
    -Motivation
    -Skills
    -Classical & Operant Conditioning
    Implicit Memory
  16. -When you take stuff and hide it inside of you.
    -Freud called this a defense mechanism.
    -Where you hold your stress.
    Repression

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