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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 100
Professor
Ingrid Johnsrude
Semester
Fall

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WEEK 12 LECTURE NOTES MEMORY: 1. sensory memory 2. Working/short-term memory 3. long-term memory sensory---attention-->working memory---encoding--->long-term memory working memory rehearsal limits capacity -speed on rehearsal dictates how well info can be conserved LONG-TERM MEMORY Encoding: transitioning info from working memory to long-term memory -Elaborative rehearsal leads to better memory than does simple maintenance rehearsal - thinking critically, processing, and making connections leads to better encoding (type of plate- spinning)--> semantic processing is best, visual is least effective for encoding ENCODING ELABORATIVELY PQ4R: 1) preview-read headings 2) questions- make questions 3) read- read material 4) reflect- make sense of material 5) recite- recall important info 6) review- tests and evaluation Patient H.M.: no short-term memory -bilateral hippocampal removal: removed both hippocampi -removal of something in one temporal lobe: ok; removal in both temporal lobes: not ok -anterograde amnesia: no ability to form long-term explicit memory; fleeting sho
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