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Flashcards - Memory & Forgetting

Flashcards - Memory & Forgetting
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Procedural memory
Procedural memory is a type of implicit memory and long-term memory which aids the performance of particular types of tasks without conscious awareness of these previous experiences
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long-term memory
Long-term memory is the final stage of the dual memory model proposed in the Atkinson-Shiffrin memory model, in which information can be stored for long periods of time
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Recollection
Recall in memory refers to the mental process of retrieval of information from the past
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Recollection
Recall in memory refers to the mental process of retrieval of information from the past
long-term memory
Long-term memory is the final stage of the dual memory model proposed in the Atkinson-Shiffrin memory model, in which information can be stored for long periods of time
Procedural memory
Procedural memory is a type of implicit memory and long-term memory which aids the performance of particular types of tasks without conscious awareness of these previous experiences
retrieval failure
Forgetting or disremembering is the apparent loss or modification of information already encoded and stored in an individual's long term memory
forgetting curve
The forgetting curve hypothesizes the decline of memory retention in time
Hermann Ebbinghaus
Hermann Ebbinghaus was a German psychologist who pioneered the experimental study of memory, and is known for his discovery of the forgetting curve and the spacing effect
serial position effect
Serial position effect is the tendency of a person to recall the first and last items in a series best, and the middle items worst

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