Key Terms

Key terms for cognitive approach

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Key Terms

Information processing -information is processed, encoded, stored and retrieved in the brain in a linear way

Computer Analogy - computer has input, process and output. Brain is like a computer but can make mistakes and has more complex output e.g. body language

Memory - used to retain information and recall it when needed. Encoding, storing and retrieving information

Forgetting - unable to recall information from storage when it is needed

Storage - how memories are stored which means they remain as memories after they have been registered. How information is retained ready fro retrieval

Retrieval - how we retrieve memories when the informtaion is needed - retrieved from storage and recalled

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