memory

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turning information into something meaningful.
encoding
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information is then kept in either the short term memory or the long term memory.
storage
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this is when we try to remove the information we stored sometimes this is called recall.
retrieval
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contains encoded information from the sensory memory. its capacity is five-nine objects and its duration is 30 sec.
short term memory
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unencoded information recieved through our senses is held for just a few seconds in the sensory memory store before being passed to the stm for encoding.
sensory memory
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the store house of all things in the memory that are not currently being used. the duration is up to a life time and has an unlimited capacity.
long term memory
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memory loss, usually caused by brain injury but also by traumatic, emotional events.
amnesia
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loss of memory for events before the injury, can be brief or extensive.
retrograde amnesia
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inability to learn new memories after a brain injury.
anterograde amnesia
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information is then kept in either the short term memory or the long term memory.

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storage

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this is when we try to remove the information we stored sometimes this is called recall.

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contains encoded information from the sensory memory. its capacity is five-nine objects and its duration is 30 sec.

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unencoded information recieved through our senses is held for just a few seconds in the sensory memory store before being passed to the stm for encoding.

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