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PS-101: Final Exam (Laurier)
Lessons: 4,5, 8-16
Terms in this set (168)
facility for recalling past events and learnings.
Information- processing model
encoding info with little conscious effort
what are the 3 activities involved in memory?
encoding, storage and retrieval
hold sensory info for 2-3 seconds, any info that is not stored is lost
holds info for temporary analysis, holds info for up to 30 seconds.
long- term memory
relatively permanent storage of info
At what age does memory and related cognitive functions peak?
25 years old
memory with conscious recall
memory without conscious recall
facts and general knowledge
personal experiences and events
How much information can be stored in the working memory?
detailed and near-permanent memories of an emotionally significant event, or of the circumstances surrounding the moment we learned about the event.
theory that forgetting information is due to what happens before of after information is taken in.
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