The Importance Of Memory According To Feldman Memory
The first memory to be explored is sensory memory which is the shortest element of memory. Basically if the information does not reach the short term memory information will disappear. It is difficult to retain all visual and auditory information during the day because most of what we sense we forget almost immediately. For instance sensory memory is like a waterfall once the water goes to the bottom it never comes back up.
The second memory is the short term, it is set to last a maximum of twenty five (25) seconds, unlike sensory memory, short term store the definition rather than the stimulation. By chunking, which is grouping information in large unit. There …show more content…
Hence we use retrieval cues. Retrieval cues are stimuli that aid a person with the retrieval from the long term memory. For example the Tip of the Tongue phenomenon (TOT) which is failing to retrieve a word from memory and partial recall and feeling that the retrieval is forth coming. Retrieval cues come in handy when a person is trying to recall a specific piece of information like fill in the blank questions. On the other hand recognition occurs when a person is able to recognized previously encountered events objects or