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    Memory is one of the most significant factors that distinguishes human from other organisms and it is the ability to store and recall things when needed such as knowledge, information and past events or experiences, which can be expressed into images, sounds and meaning. Matlin (2005) says that “Memory is the process of maintaining information over time". Memories contain the sense of self, cultural identities and the meaning of life and take place in the communication, movement and problem…

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    Memory is a cognitive process whose reliability is often questioned, especially in its importance in eyewitness testimonies. Eyewitness testimonies refers to an account given by people who have witnessed a specific event. Eyewitness testimonies are also one of the major areas of research for cognitive psychology and memory. Eyewitness testimonies are vital factors used, in legal systems, as evidence for criminal trials. These testimonies rely on the accuracy of human memory to decide whether a…

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    1. Compare and contrast working and reference memory. The difference between these two types of memory are the "retention"(p.311) period necessary to the situation. Working memory is a temporary retention, meaning that that information is only stored long enough to complete a task before being soon discarded. However, pieces of information can be moved from working to reference memory, also known as long-term memory. Reference memory uses background information to succesfully use incoming and…

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    In 1995, Henry Roediger and Kathleen McDermott wanted to look at false recall and false recognition. Also, Roediger and McDermott wanted to know if they could get the same or similar results of Deese’s experiment, which he conducted in 1959 (Deese, 1959 as cited in Roediger & McDermott, 1995). So, Roediger and McDermott conducted two experiments that essentially replicated Deese’s study (Deese, 1959 as cited in Roediger & McDermott, 1995). In their first experiment, Roediger and McDermott used a…

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    Memory can be reformed, however, this fact is not always accurate; memory is frequently flawed due to people being biased with deductions about what we assume to happen and generate false memories. Reconstructive memory is a cause for memories that aren’t always reliable. During the year 1973, Loftus worked with sematic memory. She conducted an experiment where she presented an occurrence and had the participants list categories associated with the event. She measured the time of reaction, the…

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    It is almost impossible to imagine our way of modern life without any music. There are so many ways for us to hear music, such as listening to the radio, go to concerts or play a musical instrument ourselves. According to the Dutch Radio Advice Bureau, 60 percent of the Dutch population owns and listens to their own radio installation and 66 percent listens to the radio in the car (Dutch Cowboys, 2013). These numbers show that music, indeed, is involved in a lot of people’s lives. On top of…

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    important part of any success group progress and so we chose to include that in the assessment of our group and its processes over the quarter. We chose to focus on four of the group assignments for everyone to give their input on: Module 1 Individual Application Activity: Forming a Course Group, Identity Project Medium Approval and Draft Outline, Module 4 Group Application Activity: Group Process Discussion Activity, and Module 5 Group Application Activity: Analyzing Group Culture: The Guild. …

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    Group Reflection Paper

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    Throughout this whole group work, I think the best approached that worked well with our group was assigning everyone their own parts of the assignment. I think this is a good approach because if someone does not get it done than we know who to blame that part on rather than everyone doing it together and you have no clue who did what. We have had no issues on people fighting over the parts they get. If they had an issue than they should show up to the meetings to address the issue rather than…

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    Group Observation Paper

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    last year, the Director has made a point to change many processes, for worse or for better. The majority of her effort has been focused on how the office functions as a group or “team.” Two influential factors on how our group functions is the fact that the entire team is female in gender and group decision making. There is a particular instance where the team was gathered and was expected to participate in a meeting about streamlining processes in consultative phone calls. This meeting was held…

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    Cognitive Chunking Theory

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    capacity. There are many methods that are used to enhance long-term memory such as repeating and practicing. An important method that is being tested in this experiment is the ability to do chunking. Chunking is when you combine individual things and group them together. (cite text book) In previous research done by Karen Doyle (2015), Doyle found to support that rats would use cognitive chunking strategy to find a difference in patterns. She had done two experiments, one determining the…

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