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Encoding
changing information so 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 passs through a series of memory stores
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Sensory store
holds information recieved from the senses for a very short period of time
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Short-term store
holds approx. seven chunks of information for a limited amount of time
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Long- term store
holds a vast amount of information for a very long period of time
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Recency effect
information received later is recalled better than earlier information
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Primacy effect
the first information rceived is recalled better than subsequent information
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Reconstructive memory
altering our recollection of things so that they make more sense to us
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Structual processing
thinking about the pysical appearance of words to be learnt
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Phonetic processing
thinking about the sound of words to be learnt
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Semantic processing
thinking about the meaning of words to be learnt
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Levels of processing
the depth at which information is thought about when trying to learn it
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Interferance
things that we have learnt that make it difficult to recall other information that we have learnt
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Context
the general setting or enviroment in which activities happen
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Anterograde amnesia
being unable to learn new information after suffering brain damage
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Retrograde amnesia
loss of memory for events that happened before brain damage occurred
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Reliability
in the context of eyewitness testimony, the extent to which it can be regarded as accurate
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Stereotype
an oversimplified generalised set of ideas that we have about others
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