Psychology-B541

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1. What is the "Short-term memory"

  • The memory store that has limited capacityand limited duration, and where information becomes conscious
  • The store where all immediate information is briefly held unless it is paid attention to
  • Problems associated with retriving information in storage
  • This refers to how long information lasts in the memory
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2. Define "Information processing"

  • A process that makes people aware of information in the memory
  • The process of data entry
  • The idea that information is processed through a number of stages
  • Problems associated with retrieving information in storage

3. What is "Attention"

  • A process that makes people aware of information in the memory
  • This refers to how long information lasts in the memory
  • The process in which information is located and taken out of storage
  • The idea that information is processed through a number of stages

4. What is "storage"

  • The process of data entry
  • The process in which data is changed into another format
  • The process in which information is held, ready to be used at a later date
  • The process of using data after it has been retrived

5. Define "Deep processing"

  • Coding information for meaning
  • The idea that information is processed through a number of stages
  • Problems associated with retrieving information in storage
  • Problems associated with retriving information in storage

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