Cogntitve Psychology

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  • Created by: L.Brady
  • Created on: 12-05-16 12:10

Cognitive psychology focuses on the internal processes the brain in orfer to understand how we deal with al the stimuli that bombard us in everyday life.

Everyday we recieve infomation from the world around us. for us to make any sense of this infoation, the infomation goes through 3 processes:

  • Encoding- infoation is changed for starge
  • Stroage- infomation is stored and ready for use in the furture
  • Retrieval- infoation is recovered from storage

the multistore mdoel of meory was created by Atkinson and Shiffrin in 1968. It depicts meory like a compure, going through stores.

Remeber to use the word maintainance rehersal. Know the Capacity, Duration and…


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