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The memory process that allows people to locate stored information and return it to conscious thought

Short-Term Memory

Waking Memory


The Process in which information is short-term memory is lost when new information appears


Motivated forgetting that occurs unconciously

Flashbulb Memories

memories are examples of episodic memories that are recalled in great detail


A method that organizes items into familiar units so that they can be remastered more easily


A unit of sound in a language

Divergent Thinking

Following many leads and using free association to solve a problem


Thinking involves mentally grouping similar objects, events, and ideas into these categories


Describe a specific procedures needs to solve a problem


Reasoning that starts from a particular fact to reach a general conclusion

Basic Premise

A basic fact that gives information for drawing a conclusion


The study of meaning


Reasoning, if the basic statements leading to the conclusion are true, then the conclusion is also true

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