Short Term Memory
activated memory that holds a few items briefly, such as the seven digits of a phone number while dialing, before the information is stored or forgotten
Also known as rote rehearsal, is the process of repeating something to encode it for a short time
a memorization method that involves thinking about how new information relates to information already stored in long-term memory
also known as "photographic" memory. The ability to remember almost all visual/verbal cues in great detail. Perfect pitch, perfect color, xerox reading, etc.
When a problem occurs between short term memory and long term memory that impedes encoding. Can be divided into proactive, in which old info. interferes with new, and retroactive, when new gets in way of old
severe memory loss, often from trauma, sickness, or damage. Divided into infantile, anterograde (Lucy), and retrograde (soap opera)
degeneration of brain tissue, usually starts in midbrain. interferes with encoding and recall. most common form is Altzheimer's