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PSYC 2000Exam 3 Study GuideRemember It is recommended you first go to your class notes to answer these questions Your textbook can be used to fill in any blanks and to help you better comprehend the material but ALL answers you need should be in class notes IF you have been in class and taken good onesMemory Chapter 61 What is memory interference In which two directions can interference workPage 2412 What is the serial position effect in memoryA Tendency of information at the beginning and end of a body of information to be remembered more accurately than information in the middle of the body of information Example information at the beginning and the end of a list such as a poem or song tends to be remembered more easily and accurately3 What are three types of sensory memoryA IonicVisual lasts less thana second large capacityB Echoic Auditory lasts for 3 to 4 seconds large capacityC Haptic Touch lasts about 2 secondslarge capacity4 How does storage of information occur in each of the three main types of memory Sensory ShorttermWorking Memory and LongtermA Information enters through the sensory system briefly registering in sensory memory Selective attention filters the information into shortterm memory where it is held while attention rehearsal continues If the information receives enough rehearsal maintenance or elaborative it will enter and be stored in longterm memoryB Sensory our 5 senses C Short Term selective attentionD Long Term Elaborative rehearsal5 What factors effect memory for lists of wordsPrimacy effect remember information at the beginning of a bod of information better than the information that followsSerial position effect Tendency of information at the beginning and end of a body of information to be remembered more accurately than information in the middle of the body of informationRegency effect remember information at the end of a body of information better than the information at the beginning fit
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