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Nov 12th - John Logan

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 1001
Professor
John Logan
Semester
Fall

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Nov 12th Memory Loss Forgetting from LTMEbbinghaud 1885 1st person to systematically measure forgettingused nonsense syllabus Forgetting Ineffective encodinginformation may not enter into LTM in the first placeaka pseudoforgetting Forgetting Decaydecay is hard to measure because it is often confounded with other reasons forforgetting passage of time should be the main correlate of decaymay be a reason for forgetting in some cases but not likely the main reason Forgetting Interferenceforgetting occurs because of competition from other informationretroactive interference what is learned later interferes with what is learned earliernew impairs old proactive interference what is learned earlier interferes with what is learned laterold impairs new proactive and retroactive interference can also account for the shape of the serialposition curve Middle part of list subject to
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