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activated memory that holds a few items briefly, such as the seven digits of a phone number while dialing
newer understanding of short-term memory that involves conscious, active processing of incomine auditory and visual-spatial information
unconscious encoding of incidental information, such as space, time, and frequence
conscious repetition of information, either to maintain it in consciousness or to encode it for storage
tendency for distributed study or practice to yield better long-term retention than is achieved through massed study or practice
momentary sensory memory of auditory stimuli; sounds can be recalled within 3 or 4 seconds
neural center that is located in limbic system and helps process explicit memories for storage
memory measure that assesses the amount of time saved when learning material for a second time
tendency to recall experiences that are consistent with one's current good or bad mood
in psychoanalytic theory, the basic defense mechanism that banishes from consciousness anxiety-arousing thoughts, feelings, and memories
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