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memory aids, especially those techniques that use vivid imagery and organization
peg words and rhymes
Acoustic Encoding
the encoding of sound, especially the sound of words
the ABC's to music
mental pictures; a powerful aid to effortful processing, especially when combined with semantic encoding
Mnemonic devices
Sensory memory
the immediate, initial recording of sensory information in the memory system
up to 30 seconds, senses
organizing items ito familiar, manageable units; often occurs automatically
ROY G. BIV, 12/12/1988, and 510-0307
Semantic Encoding
ehe encoding of meaning, including the meaning of words
Key words
Explicit Memory
memory of facts and experinces that one can consciouly know and " declar"
declariative memory, tandem memory systems
Long-Term Ptentiation
an incrase in the synapse's fireing potential after briefm, rapid stimulation. Believed to be a neural basis for learning and memory
Holds informaiton form 30 seconds to a life time
Iconic Memory
a momentary sensory memory of visual stimuli;a photographic or picture-iamge memory lasting no more than a few tenths of a second
waving a pencil or a sparkler in the air- George Sperling
Echoic Memory
a momentary sensory memory of auditory stimuli; if attention is elsewhere, sounds and words can still be recalled within 3 or 4 seconds
still process of speech
Visual Enconding
the encoding of picture images
draw on your notes, eriter in different colors
Implicit Memory
retention without conscious recollection
of skoills and dispositions, also called non-declarative memory