Gathering information and putting it in a form that can be held in memory
Holding the encoded information in the brain over time
Accessing and pulling out the stored information at a later time
Imperfections can occur in the process of storage. Our ___ ___, which is the biochemical representation of our experience in the brain, appears to deteriorate with time
It is harder for people to recognize the faces of people outside their own racial group than it is for people to recognize the faces of people within their racial group.
If eyewitnesses see a perpetrator holding a gun or a knife, their ability to recognize the assailant is impaired
Weapon focus effect
The biochemical representation of our experience in the brain