Chunking involves: a. immediately scanning information for relevant details. b. elaborative...

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Chunking involves:

a. immediately scanning information for relevant details.

b. elaborative encoding of information.

c. immediately forgetting relevant information.

d. using Miller's framework for memory retrieval.

Cognitive functioning:

The brain uses mechanism to sort and organize items so that the cognitive load is easier to handle. This is helpful to understand in education in regards to how learning and memorizing take place more effectively.

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The correct answer is b. elaborative encoding of information. Chunking is a mental technique to group information into 'chunks' that are more easily...

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Chunking Method: Definition & Examples

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Chapter 6 / Lesson 18
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Following completion of this lesson, you will be able to define the term chunking in the context of short-term memory. After reading this lesson, you will have an opportunity to test your knowledge with a short quiz.


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