Psychology Unit 1

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Encoding
Changing information so that it can be stored
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Storage
Holding information in the memory system
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Retrieval
Recovering information from storage
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Multi-store
The idea that information passes through a series of memory stores
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Sensory store
Hold information received from the senses for a very short period of time
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Short-term store
Holds approximately seven chunks of information for a limited amount of time
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Long-term store
Long-term storeHolds a vast amount of information for a very long period of time
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Recency effect
Information the is received later is recalled better than earlier information
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Primacy effect
The first information received is recalled better than subsequent information
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Holding information in the memory system

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Storage

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Recovering information from storage

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Card 4

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The idea that information passes through a series of memory stores

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Card 5

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Hold information received from the senses for a very short period of time

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