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1. What is "Attention"

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

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

3. Define "Deep processing"

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

4. Define "Maintenance rehersal"

  • Problems associated with retrieving information in storage
  • A process that makes people aware of information in the memory
  • A process that basically involves repeating information so that it stays in storage, either temporarily or permanently
  • The process in which data is changed into another format

5. What is "shallow processing"

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

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