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Recognition

A measure of memory in which the person need only identify items previously learned
A multiple choice test

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Recall

A measure of memory in which the person must retrieve info learned earlier
Fill in the blank test

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Relearning

A memory measure that assesses the amount of time saved when learning material for a second time

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Priming

The activation, often unconsciously, of particular associations in memory
Memoryless memory - no explicit remembering

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Déjà Vu

That eerie sense that "I've experienced this before"
Cues form the current situation may subconsciously trigger retrieval of an earlier experience - memory or dream

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State-Dependent Memory

We remember best when we are in the same physiological sate we were in when we originally encoded it

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Mood-Congruent Memory

The tendency to recall experiences that are consistent with one's current good or bad mood

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Ebbinghaus

Retention curve - ⬆ rehearsal =️ ⬇️ learning time

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Proactive Interference

Forward acting
The disruptive effect of prior learning on the recall of new info

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Retroactive Interference

Backward acting
The disruptive effect of new learning on the recall of old info

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Repression

Motivated forgetting
Basic defense mechanism that banishes from consciousness anxiety, arousing thoughts, feelings and memories
Sigmoid Freud

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Freud

Repression and psychoactive behavior theory

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Loftus

Known specifically with her work with memory - eye witness testimonies

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Misinformation Effect

Incorporating misleading info into a memory of an event

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Source Amnesia

Attributing the wrong source to an event we have experienced, heard about, imagined, or read about