Long term Memory - key facts

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  • Created on: 09-11-14 15:09
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  • Long-term memory
    • Information can stay in the LTM (potentially) forever
      • But can be lost due to ...
        • trace decay
        • new information can cause confusion or interfere with older memories
        • Retrieval can fail due to loss of environmental cues
    • Largely stored in semantic form but can also be stored visually and acoustically
    • Can hold an infinite amount of information
    • Retrieval - needs cues


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