7.1 Study Guide
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Date Created: 03/06/16
Study Guide 7.1 Memory: Vocabulary: Memory Strategy: an action to promote remembering. Rehearsal: A strategy of repetitively naming information that is to be remembered. Organization: Structuring material to be remembered so that related information is placed together. Elaboration: Embellishing information to be remembered to make it more memorable. Metamemory: refers to a child’s informal understanding of memory. Metacognitive knowledge: knowledge and awareness of cognitive processes. Cognitive Self-regulation: skill at identifying goals, selecting effective strategies, and monitoring accurately. Script: a memory structure used to describe the sequence in which events occur. Autobiographical Memory: refers to people’s memory of the significant events and experiences of their own lives. Infantile Amnesia: refers to the inability to remember events from one’s early life. Origin of Memory: -Rovee- Collier experiments showed 3 important features of Memory: 1. An event from the past is remembered 2. Over time, the event can no longer be recalled. 3. A cue can serve to dredge up a forgotten memory. -Memory is more flexible in older infants and toddlers Strategies for Remembering: -Memory Strategies -Rehearsal -organization -Elaboration -Two important elements of Metamemory: 1. Diagnosing memory problems accurately 2. Monitoring the effectiveness of memory strategies -Autobiographical Memory -helps people construct a personal life history -allows people to relate their experiences to others, creating socially shared memories. -originates in preschool years -emergent sense of self
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