Memory

MEMORY is the process by which we retain information about events that have happened to us in the past.

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WHAT IS SHORT TERM MEMORY?

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SHORT TERM MEMORY - your memory for events that have happened in the present or immediate past.

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WHAT IS LONG TERM MEMORY?

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LONG TERM MEMORY - memory for events that have happened in the past, anywhere from two minutes ago to more than one hundred years ago.

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WHAT IS CAPACITY?

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CAPACITY - a measure of the amount that can be held in memory

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WHAT IS DURATION?

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DURATION - A measure of how long a memory lasts before it is no longer available (forgotten)

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WHAT IS ENCODING?

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ENCODING - the way information is changed so that it can be stored in memory

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WHAT IS THE MULTI - STORE MODEL?

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THE MULTI STORE MODEL - An explanation of how memory processes work based on the idea that there are THREE SEPARATE STORES.

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WHAT IS EYEWITNESS TESTIMONY?

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EYEWITNESS TESTIMONY - the evidence proved in court by a person who witnessed a crime.

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WHAT IS RECONSTRUCTIVE MEMORY?

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RECONSTRUCTIVE MEMORY - there are gaps in stored memory and the brain will try to "fill" these gaps by our expectations and beliefs (SCHEMA)

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Comments

Henna

would've saved time + slides by putting the questions and answers on both, but hey, that defeats the point, I guess lol :P Good for some quick rev. Thank You! :D

saja

JOT

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