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the grouping of bits of separate information into a larger unit that can be remembered as a single unit
Semantic Network Theory
a description of the organisation of information in LTM in terms of overlapping networks (grids) of interconnected concepts (nodes); activating one node during retrieval increases the likelihood that associated nodes become activated.
the proposal that structural changes occur at the neuronal level after learning, and these require time to transfer from short-term to long-term memory and become stable and enduring.
the long-lasting strengthening of the synaptic connections of neurons, resulting in the enhanced or more effective functioning of the neurons whenever activated.