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7.1 Types of Memory
the process of retaining information or the information retained
a method of testing by asking someone to produce a certain item without substantial hints, such as an essay or short answer test
a method of testing memory by asking someone to remember a certain item after being given a hint
a method of testing memory by asking someone to choose the correct answer from a set of alternatives.
a method of testing memory by measuring how much faster someone can relearn something than learn something for the first time.
a memory that a person can state, generally recognizing that it is the correct answer.
a memory that influences behavior without requiring conscious recognition that one is using memory.
the temporarily increased probability of using a word as the result of reading or hearing it.
the retention of learned skills
the recall of factual information
the view that information is processed, coded, and stored in various ways in human memory as if it were a computer
a very brief storage of sensory information
a temporary storage of limited amount of information
a relatively permanent store of information
memory of general principles
a memory for a specific events in a person's life
a process of grouping digits or letters into meaningful sequences
information associated with remembered material, which can be useful for helping to recall that material
a system that processes and works with current information, including three components-a central executive, a phonological loop, and a visual spatial sketch pad.
The ability to remember to perform actions in the future.
The ability to remember events from the past or previously learned information.
studied memory using nonsense syllables and the method of savings