What is Information Processing? - Definition & Stages


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What is information processing?

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1. How does encoding fit into the stages of information processing?

2. Which of the following is an example of using maintenance rehearsal to retain information?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Processing information is an important skill in today's wired society, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the process. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the stages of information processing and memory.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Definition of information processing
  • Stages of information processing
  • Memory techniques

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related psychology lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the stages of information processing
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about memory

Additional Learning

To learn more about psychology, review the accompanying lesson titled What is Information Processing? - Definition & Stages. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn information processing theory
  • Define key terms such as sensory memory and selective attention
  • Differentiate between long and short term memory
  • Know the four stages of information processing