Test 8

Thinking
To perceive encode represent and store information from the world.
Self-modification
Represented by metacognition “knowing about knowing”
Encoding
Getting info into memory
Automaticity
Processing info with little effort
Strategy Construction
Discovering new procures.
Rehearsal
Consistent repetition of info over time.
Constructing
Images
Attention
Concentrate and focus
Elaboration
Adds to distinctiveness
Organization
Aided by chunking
Deep Processing
Deeper processing better memory.
Nodes
Stands for labels and concepts.
Network
is irregular and distorted.
Nodes
Stands for labels and concepts.
Schemas
concepts knowledge or info about events that already exist in the mind and influence the way we encode information.
Primacy
Items at the beginning remember best.
Serial Position
recall better at the beginning and end of list.
Specificity
Associations form cues.
Recall
Previously learned information as in fill in the blank.
Recognition
Identify learned information,as in multiple choice.
Cue-dependent
Caused by lack of retrieval cues forgetting.
Interference Theory
Other information (new or old) gets in the way of what we are trying to remember.
Decay Theory
Passage of time allows “memory trace” to disintegrate.

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