Levels of Processing

Levels of Processing

Model of Memory 

Craik and Tulving 

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  • Levels of processing
    • 2 types of rehearsal
      • maintenance
      • elaborative
        • applying a meaning in order to have a deeper more durable memory
    • central processor
      • in the brain
      • allows us to handle information and deicde how it will be processed
      • it info is distinctive/ requires more time to be processed it is more likely to be retained in the memory
    • conducted a lab experiment to see if recall is affected by how information is processed
      • 3 types of processing
        • phonetic
          • sound
        • structural
          • structure (e.g case)
        • semantic
          • meaning
    • Evaluation
      • strengths
        • Hyde & Jenkins '73 rate, times used, letter check = meaning is more memorable
      • weaknesses
        • Morris et al '77 phonetic not semantic
  • MEMORY IS THE BY-PRODUCT OF INFORMATION PORCESSING

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