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Memory and Cognition Ch. 2
Parietal Lobe
Occipital lobe
Frontal Lobe
Pre-frontal
Space perception, Spatial manipulation, spacial attention, pe…
Sight/Vision
Voluntary Movement, Following complex rules and inhibiting re…
intention for action, executive functioning
Parietal Lobe
Space perception, Spatial manipulation, spacial attention, pe…
Occipital lobe
Sight/Vision
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Memory and Cognition: Lecture 2
Cognitive psychology
Wilhelm Wundt
Conscious processes
Structuralism
The topic of mental processes; a point of view of how to stud…
Researcher who established the first psychological lab in 1879
Wilhelm Wundt's definition of psychology: the study of ______…
An early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
Cognitive psychology
The topic of mental processes; a point of view of how to stud…
Wilhelm Wundt
Researcher who established the first psychological lab in 1879
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Cognition - Memory Pt2
Automatic Encoding
Effortful Encoding
Chunking
Maintenance Rehearsal
Encoding is effortless - Usually information related to your…
Needed to store and retain complex types of information. ... Inv…
Process of breaking down information into small meaningful ch…
Rehearsal by repeating info over & over without adding meanin…
Automatic Encoding
Encoding is effortless - Usually information related to your…
Effortful Encoding
Needed to store and retain complex types of information. ... Inv…
Memory and Cognition 2
Methods of Assessing Infant Memory
Habituation
Looking Time
Imitation
-Habituation... -Looking Time... -Imitation
Learning not to respond to a repeated stimulus... -evidence that…
Infants Spend more time looking at a new or confusing stimulu…
Ability to imitate an act performed by another person in the…
Methods of Assessing Infant Memory
-Habituation... -Looking Time... -Imitation
Habituation
Learning not to respond to a repeated stimulus... -evidence that…
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Memory & Cognition Test 2
Ebbinghaus's contributions to the stud…
Decay theory of forgetting
Interference theory of forgetting
Role of displacement in forgetting
Forgetting curve - rapid forgetting of some information relat…
Loss of memory due simply to the passage of time. Memory trac…
Disruption of the memory trace by other traces where the degr…
If decay is the only answer, should forget more as more time…
Ebbinghaus's contributions to the stud…
Forgetting curve - rapid forgetting of some information relat…
Decay theory of forgetting
Loss of memory due simply to the passage of time. Memory trac…
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Memory and Cognition Chapter 2
Mental representation
Studying the Mind
Cognitive Neuroscience
Levels of Analysis
Unobservable internal code for information. provides basis fo…
understanding complex behaviors.
study psychological basis of cognition. understanding the ner…
examines topics from multiple angles. each viewpoint can add…
Mental representation
Unobservable internal code for information. provides basis fo…
Studying the Mind
understanding complex behaviors.
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Memory & Cognition Exam 2
In a pioneering study, Shepard (1967,…
In a second experiment, Shepard (1967)…
In the final experiment of Shepard's s…
______________ words are recalled bett…
Overall, word recognition performance was very good.
Again, performance of the forced-choice recognition was very…
Visual recognition performance was excellent-basically 100% o…
high-frequency
In a pioneering study, Shepard (1967,…
Overall, word recognition performance was very good.
In a second experiment, Shepard (1967)…
Again, performance of the forced-choice recognition was very…
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Memory & Cognition Exam 2
Define Attention
What is Botton-Up Processing in the co…
What is Top-Down Processing in the con…
Define Divided Attention?
Concentration of mental activity that allows you to take in a…
Can concentrate because a specific detail has caught our atte…
Can concentrate because we want to pay attention to a specifi…
Trying to pay attention to two or more simultaneous messages…
Define Attention
Concentration of mental activity that allows you to take in a…
What is Botton-Up Processing in the co…
Can concentrate because a specific detail has caught our atte…
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EXAM 2 Memory and Cognition
nonsense syllables
total time hypothesis
distributed practice
selective attention
pronounceable but meaningless consonant-vowel-consonant items…
the proposal that about learned is a simple function of the a…
breaking practice up into a number of shorter sessions; in co…
ability to focus on one piece/stream of information by filter…
nonsense syllables
pronounceable but meaningless consonant-vowel-consonant items…
total time hypothesis
the proposal that about learned is a simple function of the a…
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Cognition Unit 2: Memory
Retrieval
Encoding
Memory Trace
Storage
the process by which stored information is brought back to co…
the cognitive process(es) by which information is translated…
the mental representation of stored information
the mental "holding on" to information between the time it wa…
Retrieval
the process by which stored information is brought back to co…
Encoding
the cognitive process(es) by which information is translated…
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Memory and Cognition Exam 2
Keyword Method
Method of Loci
Peg-word Method
Narrative Chaining
Only effective in the short term; no better than rote rehears…
technique described by the ancient Greeks; can be used to rem…
one is a bun, two is a shoe, three is a tree, etc.
string together a series of words into a story or long sentence
Keyword Method
Only effective in the short term; no better than rote rehears…
Method of Loci
technique described by the ancient Greeks; can be used to rem…
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Memory and Cognition test 2
define attention
selective attention
what does the bottleneck theory suggest
what are the 3 bottleneck theories
refers to how we actively process specific information presen…
we usually focus our attention on one or a few tasks or event…
suggests that individuals have a limited amount of attentiona…
1. broad bent's filter model... 2. the cocktail party effect... 3.…
define attention
refers to how we actively process specific information presen…
selective attention
we usually focus our attention on one or a few tasks or event…
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Memory and Cognition Exam 2
Information processing
working memory
three components of working memory
visuospatial buffer
incoming info-> sensory memory-> STM can go to LTM or be lost…
a dynamic form of STM; virtually all mental activities requir…
central executive, visuospatial buffer, articulatory rehersal…
visual material and imagery
Information processing
incoming info-> sensory memory-> STM can go to LTM or be lost…
working memory
a dynamic form of STM; virtually all mental activities requir…
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Memory and Cognition Exam 2
what is memory?
When is memory active?
Atkinson and Shiffrin
Three different types of memory
the process involved in retaining, retrieving, and using info…
Any time some past experience has an impact on how you think…
modal model of memory
sensory memory, short-term memory, long-term memory
what is memory?
the process involved in retaining, retrieving, and using info…
When is memory active?
Any time some past experience has an impact on how you think…
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Memory & Cognition pt. 2
Sensory Memory
Iconic
Eidetic
Echoic
very short memories taken in by our senses
visual
photograph
auditory
Sensory Memory
very short memories taken in by our senses
Iconic
visual
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Memory and Cognition (2)
Positive Transfer
Negative Transfer
Meaningfulness
Massed Practice
Learning helping another learning.
Learning hurting another learning.
When something is meaningful, you remember it.
All at once studying without break
Positive Transfer
Learning helping another learning.
Negative Transfer
Learning hurting another learning.
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memory and cognition 2
hill-climbing approach
fixation
functional fixedness
stereotype threat
always choosing the option that appears to most directly lead…
inability to see a problem from a fresh perspective
thinking of things only in terms of their normal functions
making a negative stereotype more accessible may decrease per…
hill-climbing approach
always choosing the option that appears to most directly lead…
fixation
inability to see a problem from a fresh perspective
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Psychology : Cognition (Memory 2)
Cognition
Prototype
Algorithm
Heuristic
Mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, remember…
Mental image or best example that incorporates all the featur…
Methodical, logical rule or procedure that guarantees solving…
Simple thinking strategy that often allows us to make judgeme…
Cognition
Mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, remember…
Prototype
Mental image or best example that incorporates all the featur…
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Cognition Memory (2)
Iconic memory
Echoic memory
Long term potentiation
Flashbulb memory
momentary sensory memory of visual stimuli; picture lasting n…
Momentary sensory memory of auditory stimuli; able to recall…
Increase in a synapse firing potential after a brief, rapid s…
A clear memory of an emotionally significant moment or event
Iconic memory
momentary sensory memory of visual stimuli; picture lasting n…
Echoic memory
Momentary sensory memory of auditory stimuli; able to recall…
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Cognition 2 - Systems of Memory
sensory memory
short-term memory
long-term memory
working memory
an immediate initial recording of sensory information, formin…
activated memory, holds a few items briefly
permanent, limitless storage of memories
your brains "task list", processes and stores incoming inform…
sensory memory
an immediate initial recording of sensory information, formin…
short-term memory
activated memory, holds a few items briefly
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Memory and Cognition 2
source amnesia
alzheimer's disease
Ebbinghaus's curve of forgetting
proactive interference
Attributing to the wrong source an event we have experienced,…
A progressive, degenerative, irreversible disease that causes…
forgetting decreases rapidly then level's out
The disruptive effect of prior learning on the recall of new…
source amnesia
Attributing to the wrong source an event we have experienced,…
alzheimer's disease
A progressive, degenerative, irreversible disease that causes…
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cognition memory #2
repression
tip of the tongue phenomenon
anterograde amnesia
retrograde amnesia
- pushing bad thoughts to back of mind, forgetting example: t…
experience of knowing that we know something but being unable…
loss of memory for events that occur after the onset of the a…
inability to remember memories prior to accident example: THE…
repression
- pushing bad thoughts to back of mind, forgetting example: t…
tip of the tongue phenomenon
experience of knowing that we know something but being unable…
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Memory and Cognition review #2
Attention
Selective attention
Divided attention
Input attention... -Reflexive attention
the ability to focus on specific stimuli or locations in our…
the ability to attend to one thing while ignoring others... -we…
paying attention to more than one thing at a time (conscious…
the basic process of getting sensory info into the cognitive…
Attention
the ability to focus on specific stimuli or locations in our…
Selective attention
the ability to attend to one thing while ignoring others... -we…
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Memory and Cognition Test #2
picture superiority
recognition superiority
decay hypothesis
encoding-retreival match
Memory for pictures is superior for memory for words
recognition tests are easier than recall tests
memory traces degrade as time passes
better recall when the test context matched the study context
picture superiority
Memory for pictures is superior for memory for words
recognition superiority
recognition tests are easier than recall tests
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Memory & Cognition exam #2
attention
concentrating our mental activity beca…
concentrating our mental activity beca…
divided-attention task; speed; accuracy
a concentration of mental activity that allows you to take in…
describe bottom-up processing in regard to attention
describe top-down processing in regard to attention
when you try to pay attention to two or more simultaneous mes…
attention
a concentration of mental activity that allows you to take in…
concentrating our mental activity beca…
describe bottom-up processing in regard to attention
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COGNITION memory part 2
Chunking
serial position curves:
primacy effect:
Recency effect
grouping items together in some meaningful way allows you to…
can tell us how well items from and ordered list are remembered
better recall for the first few words... *long term memory proce…
better recall for the final few words ... **wiped out with the d…
Chunking
grouping items together in some meaningful way allows you to…
serial position curves:
can tell us how well items from and ordered list are remembered
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Cognition & Memory part 2
Modeling
Discrimination
Delayed reinforcement
Serial position effect
Process or observing and imitating a specific behavior
Learned ability to distinguish between a conditioned stimulus…
Time delay between desired response open organism and deliver…
Or tendency to recall best the last and first items on the li…
Modeling
Process or observing and imitating a specific behavior
Discrimination
Learned ability to distinguish between a conditioned stimulus…
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Memory and Cognition Test #2
Attention
Subitizing
Goal- Driven Attention
Stimulus - Driven Attention
Need to monitor events that are occurring in our external and…
Quick and effortless enumeration of a small number of objects…
Active mode of attention, the observer had a goal in mind, an…
Passive mode of attention, the observers simply take in the e…
Attention
Need to monitor events that are occurring in our external and…
Subitizing
Quick and effortless enumeration of a small number of objects…
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MEMORY AND COGNITION EXAM #2
cognitive neuroscience
neuron
frontal, parietal, occipital, and temp…
cerebral cortex
exploring substrates of cognitive process
basic building block of the nervous system; cell that carries…
Four lobes of the cerebral cortex
layered sheers of neurons forming complex networks and two no…
cognitive neuroscience
exploring substrates of cognitive process
neuron
basic building block of the nervous system; cell that carries…
Cognition and Memory Test #2
Define working memory
How is working memory different from s…
What did George Miller find out about…
What are chunks?
The brief, immediate memory for the material that you are cur…
Short-term memory denotes a temporary storehouse: we simply h…
He found that people typically hold 7 +/2 piece of informatio…
Memory units that consist of several components that are stro…
Define working memory
The brief, immediate memory for the material that you are cur…
How is working memory different from s…
Short-term memory denotes a temporary storehouse: we simply h…
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Memory and Cognition Chapter 2
initial physical event
interpretation of event
data driven processing, based on info…
concept driven processing, based on kn…
sensation
perception
bottom up
top down
initial physical event
sensation
interpretation of event
perception
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Memory and Cognition Exam #2
figure-ground segregation
what happens to the figure in figure-g…
who is associated with figure-ground s…
prosopagnosia
the perceptual organization of the visual field into a figure…
the figure is perceived as having a distinct form or shape wh…
Gestaltist
a condition mostly caused by brain damage in which there is a…
figure-ground segregation
the perceptual organization of the visual field into a figure…
what happens to the figure in figure-g…
the figure is perceived as having a distinct form or shape wh…
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Cognition exam 2 - memory
Encoding
Storage
Retrieval
Multistore model
the transformation of sensory information into a mental repre…
Retention of encoded information in memory - "save"
Accessing / outputting information from memory - "select"
Proposes multiple storage areas in the brain for different ty…
Encoding
the transformation of sensory information into a mental repre…
Storage
Retention of encoded information in memory - "save"
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Unit 2-Memory & Cognition
Encoding
External Stimuli
Sensory registers
Selective attention
convert into coded form
something from outside influences you
takes sensory info from 5 senses
purposefully focusing conscious awareness on specific stimuli
Encoding
convert into coded form
External Stimuli
something from outside influences you
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Exam 2 - Cognition/Memory
Cognition
Availability Heuristic
Obstacles when Problem Solving
Convergent thinking
trial and error; algorithms; heuristics
used when estimating the likelihood of an event based on how…
confirmation bias... heuristics... fixation/ mental state
problem is seen as having only one answer
Cognition
trial and error; algorithms; heuristics
Availability Heuristic
used when estimating the likelihood of an event based on how…
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Memory & Cognition Exam 2
Attention
Bottom-up Processing
Top-down Processing
Divided Attention
concentration of mental activity that allows you to take in a…
can concentrate because a specific detail has caught our atte…
can concentrate because we want to pay attention to a specifi…
trying to pay attention to 2 or more simultaneous messages wh…
Attention
concentration of mental activity that allows you to take in a…
Bottom-up Processing
can concentrate because a specific detail has caught our atte…
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Memory & Cognition: Test 2
Availability
Accessibility
Which is better, cued recall or free r…
Associative strength
the information represented in memory--everything you know
the information that is available AND can be retrieved at a s…
Cued recall.... -plays into importance of retrieval cues... -test c…
This theory says a cue will be effective if it frequently occ…
Availability
the information represented in memory--everything you know
Accessibility
the information that is available AND can be retrieved at a s…
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Memory&Cognition Exam 2
Encoding
Rehearsal
Retrieval
Modal Model
learning stage, putting things inside your head
practice
recalling info, getting it out of your head
environmental input--> sensory memory--> short term memory-->…
Encoding
learning stage, putting things inside your head
Rehearsal
practice
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Memory & Cognition exam 2
what is attention?
T/F... we have limited attentional abi…
what is the spotlight metaphor?
what kind of control is the spotlight…
mental activity that allows you to actively process informati…
TRUE
if we think of our attention as a spotlight, we can choose wh…
voluntary control
what is attention?
mental activity that allows you to actively process informati…
T/F... we have limited attentional abi…
TRUE
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memory and cognition part 2
Cognition
prototype
Algorithm
Heuristic
Higher process learning . Yesterday I had a cognition that i…
A model of something .The car was a prototype.
Problem solving jobs . Kevin had learned that the algorithm h…
A method . When using a virus scanner, the scan has heuristic…
Cognition
Higher process learning . Yesterday I had a cognition that i…
prototype
A model of something .The car was a prototype.
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memory & cognition exam 2
explicit memory
implicit memory
modal memory
cocktail party effect
consciously recalled episodic personal memories/events
everything falls into place (priming)/ doesn't require consci…
short term memory
being able to focus on one specific sound even though there a…
explicit memory
consciously recalled episodic personal memories/events
implicit memory
everything falls into place (priming)/ doesn't require consci…
Cognition Exam 2 Memory
Early information processing- The Moda…
Memory
Sensory memory
Empirical facts
input => sensory memory => STM <=> LTM & rehersal: a control…
memory is the process involved in retaining, retrieving, and…
briefly retains raw (w/o any meaning), sensory information... is…
-what seems like a physical stimulus continues to be present…
Early information processing- The Moda…
input => sensory memory => STM <=> LTM & rehersal: a control…
Memory
memory is the process involved in retaining, retrieving, and…
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Exam 2 Memory Cognition
Superordinate, Subordinate, Basic Level
Testing Effect
Atkinson and Shiffrin modal model
DRM paradigm
Superordinate is the more general, higher level. Subordinate…
More likely to remember things if you test yourself.
Sensory memory- seconds or factions of a second... Short term me…
creating false memories, words not presented in lists.
Superordinate, Subordinate, Basic Level
Superordinate is the more general, higher level. Subordinate…
Testing Effect
More likely to remember things if you test yourself.
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Memory & Cognition - Exam 2
Attention
Bottom-Up
Top-Down
divided attention
concentration of mental activity that allows you to take in a…
can concentrate because a specific detail has caught our atte…
can concentrate because we want to pay attention to a specifi…
trying to pay attention to two or more simultaneous messages…
Attention
concentration of mental activity that allows you to take in a…
Bottom-Up
can concentrate because a specific detail has caught our atte…
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Memory & Cognition - Test 2
Perception
Attention
Shadowing
Divided Attention Studies:... Broadbent's…
Occurs alongside sensation, the raw sensory data that the bra…
The ability to focus.... It is SELECTIVE in that we do not see w…
Dichotic listening task... Involves telling one ear a certain me…
We filter out the unattended ear.... Things do not get past the…
Perception
Occurs alongside sensation, the raw sensory data that the bra…
Attention
The ability to focus.... It is SELECTIVE in that we do not see w…
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Memory and Cognition - Lecture 2
We pay attention to a particular objec…
Mindfulness is a form of:
Endogenous attention
Look/Listen
Consciousness
Selective attention
Internally controlled attention
Orient to/pay attention to... The Percept
We pay attention to a particular objec…
Consciousness
Mindfulness is a form of:
Selective attention
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Exam 2 Memory & Cognition
What is learning?
What is memory?
What is Hebbian Learning?
What are distributed representations?
Learning is a process by which relatively long-lasting change…
Memory is the product of learning
strength of the connection between two neurons is increased i…
each item (object,episode, concept) is represented as a patte…
What is learning?
Learning is a process by which relatively long-lasting change…
What is memory?
Memory is the product of learning
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Memory and Cognition - Midterm 2
mneumonic techniques
Wang, Thomas and Ouellette (1992)
how to become an expert (in memory)?
metamemory
visual imagery:... 1. keyword method = works well, but not for l…
research on keyword method... --> very effective in short term... -…
The 10 Year Rule - takes at least 10 years of intensive, deli…
- our knowledge about the functioning of our own memory... - a f…
mneumonic techniques
visual imagery:... 1. keyword method = works well, but not for l…
Wang, Thomas and Ouellette (1992)
research on keyword method... --> very effective in short term... -…
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Exam 2 Memory & Cognition
What is the memory term for learning i…
What is the memory term for practicing…
What is the memory term for recalling…
What is the capacity and duration of s…
Encoding
Rehearsal
Retrieval
Capacity= Large, unknown.... Duration= half a second or less
What is the memory term for learning i…
Encoding
What is the memory term for practicing…
Rehearsal
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Memory and Cognition Exam 2
Representation
perception
dual code theory
visual imagery
a format to describe or depict something; it is not a copy of…
a copy of the originals stimulus as you experience the object…
there are separate imageries for verbal and visual informatio…
snap shot or photograph; analogous to actual objects; require…
Representation
a format to describe or depict something; it is not a copy of…
perception
a copy of the originals stimulus as you experience the object…
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