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[PSYC 1001] - Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam (35 pages long!)


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYC 1001
Professor
Miller Pamela
Study Guide
Final

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PSYC 1001
FINAL EXAM
STUDY GUIDE
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STUDY GUIDE
Memory
Encoding
Storage
Retrieval
Sensory - Atkinson’s and Shiffrins
Initial momentary storage
oShort-term = 15 to 25 seconds
oLong-term = relatively permanent
oIconic – visual
oEchoic – hearing
Short-term
Chunks = a meaningful group of stimuli that can be stored as a unit in short term memory
(up to 7 groups or numbers)
Rehearsal – repetition
Mnemonics = formal techniques for organizing
Long-term memory
Working (Baddeley) – a set of active, temporary memory stores that actively manipulate
and rehearse information
Declarative – memory for factual information like names, faces and dates
Semantic – general knowledge and facts, logic
Episodic – memory for events that occur in a specific time place or context
Semantic networks – mental representation of clusters of interconnected information
Processing Theory
Levels – emphasize the degree to which new material is mentally analyzed
Explicit memory – intentional or conscious recollection of information
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