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    • 3 types of  MEMORY PROCESSES
      • ENCODING
        • Changing info so that it can be stored
      • STORAGE
        • Holding info in the memory system
      • RETRIEVAL
        • Recovering info from storage
    • 4 different types of MEMORY STORES
      • MULTI STORE
        • The idea that info passes through a series of memory stores
      • LONG TERM MEMORY STORE
        • Holds unlimited info for up to a lifetiime
      • SHORT TERM MEMORY STORE
        • Holds approx 7 chunks of info for very short amount of time
      • SENSORY STORE
        • Holds small amount of info from senses for less than 1 second
    • 2 types of EFFECTS
      • PRIMACY EFFECT
        • Info received first is recalled better than subsequent info
      • RECENCY EFFECT
        • Info received later is recalled better than earlier info
    • 3 levels of PROCESSING
      • STRUCTURAL
        • Physical appearance of words
      • SEMANTIC
        • Meaning of words
      • PHONETIC
        • Sound of words
    • Two types of INTERFERENCE
      • RETROACTIVE
        • When info recently learnt stops us recalling previous info
      • PROACTIVE
        • When info already learnt stops us recalling new info

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