PS260 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Mnemonic, Memory Rehearsal, Free Recall

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Before there can be a memory, some learning must occur; that is, new information must be acquired. Once acquiring information, it must be held in memory until it"s needed. finally, we use the info we remember. info is somehow found in the vast warehouse that is memory and brought into active use. these terms are: Acquisition: the process of placing new info into long-term memory. storage: where memory is stored. retrieval: process of locating memory and activating it. Loss? in the diagram above, arrows indicate the flow of information from one process to another. a great deal of info was detected, recognized, and entered into memory storage. Atkinson-shiffrin consensus model came to be known as the modal model. Modal model modal model: our info processing involves two different kinds of memory: short-term and long-term memory: short-term memory: hold on to info currently in use. limited in how much it can hold. No association and not dependent with working memory.

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