Psychology Cue, Context State

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Cue, Context, State

Cue - Things

Context - Location

State - Emotions

All of them can trigger a memory

Cue - According to cue dependent memory, the right trigger, for example a smell or music is available to help access the memory

State - According to state dependent memory, internal aids for example emotions or moods have to be present to act as a trigger. If they are not present, the memory is not accessible

Context - We forget according to context dependent memory because we are not in the right location or have the right environmental place to act as triggers.

Godden and Baddeley (1975)

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