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Limited Number of Neuron firings create...Greater creates..
Perception..Recognition
If pattern is repeated
Neurons fire more readily together
What happens to dendrites
Change to be more sensitive to stimulation
Synaptic awareness is called
Long Term Potentiation
Two categories of Long term memory
Declaritive or Explicit
Nondeclarative or Implicit
Declarative types of memory
Episodic:
Semantic:
Episodic: Autobiographical
Semantic: Words, Facts, Objects, Faces
Four types of non declaritive
Procedural
Perceptual
Classical Conditioning
Nonassociative learning
Prodecural
Skills Cognitive and motor
with practice skills move from reflective to reflexive
Perceptual
representation system, PRS
Classical Conditioning
Pavlovian
Conditioned Stimulus to an organism prompts unconditioned response (assosciative)
Non Associative Learning
Habituation:Not respond to stimuli

sensitization: Increase response to stimuli
Perceptual Representation system (PRS)
Our ability to complete words and shapes that are Incomplete (Completing a circle
Learning and Retention
Learning doenst' always mean retention
Retention: requires that the learner gives concious attention, but conceptual frameworks
Factors of Retention and learning
1Degree of focus
2. Length and type of rehearsal
3.Students learning style
4. Prior learning
Rote Rehearsal
Store info exactly as entered
Elaborative rehearsal
effective to link new learning to with ideas already in LTM.