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Used for temporary storage and recall of information

short term memory (working memory)

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Can be accessed rapidly (but decays rapidly)

short term memory (working memory)

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passed from sensory memory to working memory through attention

short term memory (working memory)

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very large seemingly unlimited memory

long term memory

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decay is much slower

long term memory

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memory of facts, concepts, and skills

semantic memory (long term)

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memory of events and experiences in a serial form

episodic memory (long term)

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amount learned was directly proportional to the amount of time spent learning

Ebbinghaus: total time hypothesis

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learning time is most effective if it is distributed over time

Baddeley: distribution of practice effect

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first thing an interface designer should do

Find the brand for product/interface/etc.

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The words themselves have a strong influence over your ability to say the color

the stoop effect

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Response time (also called "reaction time") refers to the time between the ________ of a stimulus and a subject's response to the stimulus

presentation

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What would be the best way to increase your depth of processing when you read a list of words

Think about the meaning of the words on the list

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is a method used to elicit user information from a large number of people very quickly

questionnaire

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the general practice of observing users and tasks in their own work place performing their jobs

contextual observation

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are objectives that set targets for levels of user activity (such as speed, error rate, error recovery) that the application is supposed to meet

usability requirements

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basic layout of a website that is used on all the pages in the site

wireframes

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the process used by our senses to acquire information from around us

perception