sensory memory
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
Sensory Memory

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 8

Sensory Memory - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 103 Views
  • Uploaded on

Sensory Memory. What is memory, and why is it important? What is sensory memory? Is sensory memory useful?. Introduction to Memory. A set of processes for storing, retrieving, and using information after the information is no longer present Memory makes us who we are.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' Sensory Memory' - gibson


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
sensory memory
Sensory Memory
  • What is memory, and why is it important?
  • What is sensory memory?
  • Is sensory memory useful?
introduction to memory
Introduction to Memory
  • A set of processes for storing, retrieving, and using information after the information is no longer present
  • Memory makes us who we are
three store model atkinson shiffrin 1968
Three-Store Model (Atkinson & Shiffrin,1968)

Sensory Register

Rehearsal

Coding

Short-Term Store

Response

Long-Term Store

sensory memory1
Sensory Memory
  • Continued access to sensory information for a short time after the stimulus is gone
  • Iconic Memory (visual)
  • Echoic Memory (auditory)
  • Possibly for Other Senses
sperling s partial report method
Sperling’s Partial Report Method

H R Q P

L M F R

X N D B

blank screen

delay

(time varies)

blank screen

cue row

(arrow or tone)

letters

(50 ms)

The cue is only helpful if you have an

iconic memory to examine!

sperling s results
Sperling’s Results

10

partial report

8

6

LETTERSRECALLED

4

whole report

2

0

.15

.30

.50

1.0

DELAY IN SECONDS

evolutionary psychology
Evolutionary Psychology
  • Is Sensory Memory adaptive?
    • artificial laboratory situation
    • duration is too short
    • we can usually look as long as we want
    • Haber: not useful in any situation “except reading in a lightning storm.”
usefulness of sensory memory
Usefulness of Sensory Memory
  • helps in perception: persistence of vision
  • used to select information for further processing
ad