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context dependent memory
theory that info learned in a particular situation or PLACE is better remembered when in that same situation or place.
If you are shown a string of random letters on a screen and 10 seconds later are asked to recall them, you are likely to encode them
retention of info about the where, when, and what of life's happenings ( remembering certain events)
An important aspect of semantic memory
independent of past ( don't know when and where you learned something)
parallel distributed processing
the theory that memory is stored throughout the brain in connections among neurons
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