CFI PSYCH Quiz 3

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  1. Short-term memory
    (working memory), refers to another process that can hold only a limited amount of information
  2. Interference
    results when new information enters short-term memory and overwrites or pushes out information that is already there
  3. Chunking
    is combining seperate items of information into a larger unit, or chunk, and them remembering chunks of information rather than individual items
  4. Tip of the Tongue Phenomenom
    refers to having a strong feeling that a particular word can be recalled. but despite making a great effort, we are temporarily unable to recall this particular information. Later, in a different situation, we may recall the information
  5. Network Hierarchy
    refers to the arrangement of nodes or memory files in a certain order or hierarchy. At the bottom of the hierarchy are nodes with very concrete information, which are connected to nodes with somewhat more specific information, which in turn are connected to nodes with general or abstract information
  6. Forgetting
    refers to the inability to retrieve, recall, or recognize information that was stored or is still stored in long-term memory
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CFI PSYCH Quiz 3
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