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heirarchiescomposed of broad concepts divided and subdivided into narrower conceptsspacing effecttendency for distributed study and practice to yield better long-term-relationtesting effectenhanced memory after retrieving rather than simply rereading informationsematic memoryfacts and general knowledgeepisodic memorypersonally experienced eventshippocampushelps process explicit memories for storagecerebellumimportant in forming and storing implicit memoriesbasal gangliafacilitates formation of our procedural memories for skillsflashbulb memoriesstronger emotional experiences make for strong and reliable memoriescontext dependent memorycues+ contexts specific to a particular memory will be most effective in helping us recall itstate dependent memorysubstances and moods prime similar associationsserial position effecttendency to best recall the 1st and last pieces of informationrecency effecttendency to best recall the last piece of information givenprimary effecttendency to best recall the 1st piece of information givenanterograde amnesiainability to form new memoriesretrograde amnesiainability to retrieve information from one's pastsource amnesiaweakest part of memory; unsure how information is aquired or learned but it is in your memorydeja vucues from the current situation may unconsciously trigger retrieval of early experiencerepressionunwanted impulses or thoughts being unconsciously pushed out of our awarenesssupressiondeliberately trying to forget or not think about unwanted thoughtsthe forgetting curvethe biggest drop in retention happens soon after learning; can be due to not being encoded, decaying or inability to retrieveretrieval failurecues help our ability to retrieve informationproactive interferenceprior learning disrupts your recall of new informationretroactive interferencenew learning disrupts recall of older information