Memory Chapter Review
Process by which we retain and recall something learned or experienced.
Identify four parts of the brain were memory is stored. (lecture)
Hippocampus Amygdala Frontal Lobes/Cortex Cerebellum
Photographic memory is also called • Eidetic memory • Confabulation • Mnemonic memory • Recall
Which of the following describes your ability to identify the name of your first grade teacher in a newspaper article? • Confabulation • Selective attention • Recognition • recall
Psychologist George Miller discovered that short-term memory is limited to about ___ • Seven items • 10 words • One hour • 14 numbers
Short term memory • Lasts without rehearsal • Lasts about one minute • Lasts about one-half second • Has a limited capacity.
Repeating information to yourself to keep information in short term memory for more than a few seconds is called _________.
Which of the following does NOT result in forgetting? • Decay • Repression • Interference • confabulation
When old memories are blocked by new material, a person is experience _____________.
When you ____information, you transform it so the nervous system can process it.
Short term memory capacity is increased when we break the info down into parts. This is called ______________.
Subconsciously blocking memories of an embarrassing or frightening experience is called___________.
HOMES (an acronym for the five Great Lakes) is an example of this.
Implicit vs. Explicit Memory And • Procedural vs. Declarative
__________memory is our memory of our own life, such as when you woke up this morning. Stored here are personal things where time of occurrence is important.
____________consists of permanent storage of learned skills that does not require conscious recollection.
Our knowledge of language, including its rules, words, and meanings is stored in __________.
When we need to retrieve information we learned a long time ago and haven’t rehearsed lately, we can relearn the information more quickly. This is called _____________.
When a person remembers information that was never stored in memory.
When you remember items at the beginning and end of a list or story, it is called __________effect.