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also known as declarative memory that is for specific information that is clearly stated or explained (general knowledge or autobiographical)
autobiographical, happen to us in our presence, experienced by a person and sometimes reconstructed inaccurately.
general knowledge, opposite of episodic, concerned with the meaning of the memory, not the who/what/when/why experience
a phenomenon when specific associations in memory occur because of repetition and don't need a conscious effort to access it.
self awareness of the ways in which memory functions, allowing person to encode, store and retrieve info effectively.
third memory process where info is located and return to "consciousness" and put back into STM
said average person will remember seven plus or minus two so (5-9) "chunks" of into in a series.
Long term memory
stage of memory capable of relatively permanent storage; a biochemical hard drive with no known limits on the GB of info it can store
Cocktail party phenomenon
The ability to unconsciously monitor the contents of one conversation while consciously focusing on another
psychologist that said memories are changeable and susceptible to bias and suggestion. Experiment dealing with eyewitness testimonies
Tip of the tongue phenomenon
feeling of knowing experience, when you feel that info is stored in memory although cannot be readily retreived
emotional and unusual arousing circumstances can elborately be etched into storage because of traumatic or major experience
state dependent memory
info that is better retrieved when you are in that physiological or emotional state when it was learned
rapid drop of number of retrievals over time, nonsense syllables precipitate, but you never forget everything
the view that we may forget stored material because of other learning interferes with it
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