Psychology-B541

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1. Define "Decay"

  • The store where all immediateinformation is briefly held unless it is paid attention to
  • The process of data entry
  • This is the fading of information over time until it is forgotten
  • Problems associated with retriving information in storage
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2. Define "Availability problems"

  • This refers to the amount of space in the memory
  • Only coding information based on its physical characteristics
  • Problems associated with information no longer being stored
  • Problems associated with retrieving information in storage

3. What is the "Sensory store"

  • This is the fading of information over time until it is forgotten
  • The store where all immediate information is briefly held unless it is paid attention to
  • The process of data entry
  • Problems associated with retriving information in storage

4. What is "Displacement"

  • This refers to how long the information lasts in the memory
  • A process in which information is 'shunted out' of storage by new information, and so becomes forgotten
  • This is the fading of information over time until it is forgotten
  • A process that basically involves repeating information so that it stays in storage, either temporarily or permanently

5. What is "shallow processing"

  • Coding information for meaning
  • The idea that information is processes through a number pf stages
  • Only coding information based on its physical characteristics
  • The process in which information is held, ready to be used at a later date

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