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Christie Hoskins

Ch. 8 Psychology: A Modular Approach to Mind

long term Eidectic Memorizers' amazing skills are based on
relearning During the memory making process, incoming information must first be____
photographic memory The problem with these are that no matter how real they may seem, they must still be verified with medical or police data
short term A common phenomena where a person "updates" memories on the basis of logic, reasoning, or new information. Such as I take my husband to a restaurant and ask if his meal was as good as the last time we ate there. HINT: I've never taken my husband to this restaurant.
proactive interference A person might have this when they have internal images that are so vivid it is as if the person were looking at the actual person, place, or thing
disuse Sometimes called "fact" memory, it can be further divided into semantic and episodic memory
elaborative rehearsal 10 letter word that is 1of 3 commonly used memory tasks
suppression Due to its extensive popular media coverage, this type of memory has caused a reduction in sensitivity to actual abuse
memory cues This refers to the fact that most memory chores are handeled by STM
decay Records personal experiences that are linked to specific times and places
maintenance rehearsal The fact that many elderly and/or even senile persons have excellent long-term meories tends to cast doubt upon this theory as a reason for forgetting
Tip of the Tongue this memory system holds small bits of info for relatively brief time periods.
storage The "unconscious" act of pushing memories out of mental awareness
mnemonic OLD Memories interfere with retrieval of NEW Memories (such as with an old microwave prevents you from being able to program the new one)
reconition An amazing ability to correctly identify previously learned info, such as with a multiple choice or matching exam
encoded Visual images that must be "scanned" for at least 30 seconds and then "projected" out in front of the person onto a blank surface in order to be "seen"
procedural memory In order for a memory to be useful, it must be
Repression This memory system acts as a lasting storehouse for knowledge.
retroactive interference When a person silently repeats info over
eidectic The fading or weakening of a memory trace due to a passage of time is called
visual images Any type of memory system or aid, such as using the acronym "Roy G Biv" to remember the colors of the spectrum or "Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally-PEMDAS" to remember how to do the order of operations in an equation with more than one type of mathematical operation
declarative memory The feeling that the memory is available or "right there", but somehow still just out of reach
retrieved When memories are available but not accesible, these stimuli associated with memories, often aid in its retreival (such as with 9/11)
dual memory Records impersonal knowledge of the world.
constructive processing Direct retrieval of facts or information, such as with an essay quiz or a discussion question would be
semantic memory This occurs when a person makes a conscious effort to put something out of their mind
false memory Often referrred to as "skill" memory
recovered memory In contrast to maintenance rehearsal, this type of rehearsal links new info with old or existing memories
episodic memory This occurs when a person NEW Memories interefere with the retrieval of OLD Memories (such as with a new cell phone # keeping you from remembering your old cell#)
recall After information is encoded, it must be held for later use. This is known as

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