Flashcards in Chapter 9 Part 2 Deck (23)
A visual sensory memory that lasts 1-2 secs.
A momentary sensory memory of visual stimuli; a photographic or picture-image memory pasting no more than a few tenths of a second
Auditory sensory memory that lasts 3-4 secs.
A momentary sensory memory of auditory stimuli; if attention is elsewhere, sounds and words can still be recalled within 3-4 seconds
Associated with short term memory
An increase in a synapses firing potential after brief, rapid stimulation. Believed to be a neural basis for learning and memory
The loss of memory
Retention independent of conscious recollection
Memory of facts and experiences that one can consciously know and "declare"
A neural center that is located in the limbic system and helps process explicit memories for storage
The brain region extending out from the rate of the brainstem-plays a key role in forming and storing the implicit memories created by classical conditioning
A measure of memory in which the person need only identify items previously learned
A measure of memory in which the person must retrieve information learned earlier
A memory measure that assesses the amount of time saved when learning material for a second time
The activation, often unconsciously, of particular associations in memory
The eerie sense that "I've experienced this before." Cues from the current situation may subconsciously trigger retrieval of an earlier experience
The tendency to recall experiences that are consistent with ones current good or bad mood
The disruptive effect of prior learning on the recall of new information
The disruptive effect of new learning on the recall of old information
The basic defense mechanism that banishes from consciousness anxiety- arousing thoughts, feelings, and memories
A psychologist, known specifically for her work with memory
Incorporating misleading information into ones memory of an event