PSYA01H3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Implicit Memory, Episodic Memory, Semantic Memory

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1960- richard atkinson and richard shiffrin suggested that memory has 3 forms: sensory memory (deal w/ active traces of memory, short term memory (deal w/ active traces of memory, long term memory (deal w/ latent traces) Long term memory info perceived or represented is permanent or near permanent basis www. notesolution. com no known limits, relatively durable long term memory occurs bc of physical changes in brain. *info that flows from one type of memory to the next = modal model* 2 forms of sensory memory: iconic (visual, echoic (auditory) memory. Icon = image : briefly holds a visual representation of a scene that has just been perceived. Short ter m or work ing m e mory: short term memory- limited capacity; most info that enters is forgotten, not all info is directly from long term memory. primacy effects; caused by the fact that words earlier in the list have the opportunity to be reheard more than words in other parts.

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