Psychology-B541

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Define "Accessibility problems"
Problems associated with retriving information in storage
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What is "storage"
The process in which information is held, ready to be used at a later date
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What is "shallow processing"
Only coding information based on its physical characteristics
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Define "Output"
The process of using data after it has been retrieved
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What is "Retrieval"
The process in which information is located and taken out of storage
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Define "Input"
The process of data entry
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Define "Information processing"
The idea that information is processed through a number of stages
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What is "Displacement"
A process in which information is 'shunted out' of storage by new information, and so becomes forgotten
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Define "Availability problems"
Problems associated with information no longer being stored
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Define "Maintenance rehersal"
A process that basically involves repeating information so that it stays in storage, either temporarily or permanently
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Define "Deep processing"
Coding information for meaning
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What is "Encoding"
The process in which data is changed into another format
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What is the "Short-term memory"
The memory store that has limited capacityand limited duration, and where information becomes conscious
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What is the "Sensory store"
The store where all immediate information is briefly held unless it is paid attention to
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Define "Decay"
This is the fading of information over time until it is forgotten
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Define the "Long-term memory"
The memory store that has unlimited capacity and unlimited duration, and where information is permanently stored
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What is "Attention"
A process that makes people aware of information in the memory
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What is "Capacity"
This refers to the amount of space in the memory
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Define "Duration"
This refers to how long information lasts in the memory
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The process in which information is held, ready to be used at a later date

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What is "storage"

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Only coding information based on its physical characteristics

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The process of using data after it has been retrieved

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The process in which information is located and taken out of storage

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