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______ is the process in which information in short-term memory is lost when new information appears
interference
___ is the memory process that translates information into a form inw hich it can be stored
encoding
______ memories are examples of episodic memories that are recalled in great detail
flashbulb
_____ memory is a type of sensory register that holds visual memories
iconic
working memory is another name for _________ memory
short-term
the process by which we recall experiences, information, and skills is known as _____.
memory
__________ memories are recalled better when the bdoy id in the same chemical or emotional condition in which they were originally encoded.
State-dependent
The method of ______ organizes items into familiar units so that they can be remembered more easily.
chunking
distubing memories may be pushed out of the conscious mind in the process of ______.
repression
the memory process by whcih we maintain encoded information over a period of time is called _____.
storage
information stored as a ________ code is stored according to its meaning
semantic
the first item in a series is more likely to be remembered because of the ________ effect
primacy effect
____ is the memory process that allows people to located stored information and return it to concscious thought
retrieval
_____ memory sonsits of gneral knowledge
semantic
Relating new information to something already known helps a person remember the new facts by
requiring deepr thought abuot the new information