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PSYC 1010
Rebecca Jubis

Memory Information Processing Approach to MemoryFormation coincided with the invention of the computerStimulusprocessingrecallretrieve Memory StoresSensory memory preserves information in its original sensory form for a very brief less than a second time o Salience refers to how importantattention you will pay to sensory information o Recognition refers to how familiar something iso Both the above influence if something will continue be encoded into the short term memoryo The gradual loss of information due to a lack of attention is termed decayShortterm memory refers to things in your conscious thought 1520 seconds and can hold 7 2 items at a given time o Works on a buffer system when a new piece of information comes in it randomly kicks out another piece of information displacement o If you chunk information it is easier to remember more items compressing information to fit more into the container o Various techniques elaborati
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