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20 Cards in this Set

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anterograde amnesia
condition that prevents someone from forming new memories
storage of new memories
encoding new memories and retrieval of old memories
partial-report procedure
an expirmental procedure in which participants are cued to report only some of the items in a display
episodic memory
recall or recognition of life episodes that necessarily involves conscious recollection of the past
semantic memory
conceptual/ factual knowledge of the world
procedural memory
skill or habit based memories that need not involve conscious recollection
explicit memory
knowledge that we consciously recall
implicit memory
knowledge that we cannot consciously recall but that nontheless manifest itself in our improved performance on some task
Encoding specificity Principle- tulving
an item will be retriveable given some retrieval cue to the extent thaat the relation between the cue and the target has been encoded into memory previously
standinf 1000 pictures 3 seconds each
88% if vivid
77% if normal
61.5% if words
Bahrick 1976 for faces
90% of faces of classmates up to 35 years after graaduation
DRM Paradigm
Deese- Roediger McDermott Paradigm- a paradigm for creating false memories of words by presenting associatively related words
short term memory
a proposed intermediate memory system that holds information as it travels from sensory memory to long term memory
working memory
the information that is currently available in memory for working on a problem
Primacy Effect
the tendency for the first items presented in a series to be remembered better or more easily
Recency Effect
the principle that the most recently presented items or experirences will most likely be remembered best
Organic Amnesia
loss of memory resulting from head trauma, substence abuse, or epliepsy, not traumatic experience
-inabilty to form new memoriess or recall old ones, ok on stm, repeating series of 5 or 6 digits
Short term memory capacity
Modal Model of Memory
Stimulus-- Sensory registors--short term memory (rehersal)--long term memory
the longer an item stays in short term memory the more likley it will go to LTM