Information Processing: Encoding, Storage & Retrieval


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How does the encoding process work?

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1. Which of the following is true about short-term memory?

2. Which of the following is true about long-term memory?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are three steps to processing information, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you understand them. The quiz questions will test your knowledge of each step and its purpose.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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

  • How memory works
  • Steps of information processing
  • Types of memory

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related psychology lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as short-term and long-term memory
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding information processing
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about memory

Additional Learning

Gain a better understanding of memory with the following lesson on Information Processing. With this lesson you will:

  • Learn the steps of information processing
  • Understand how memory stores information
  • Differentiate types of memory