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Psych 1004 Lecture 10 Notes, Memory

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Psych 1004 Lecture 10 Notes, Memory Psych 1004

Jessie Notetaker
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These are my notes on Memory
Introductory Psychology
Prof. BB DeVore
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Jessie Notetaker on Sunday October 2, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to Psych 1004 at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University taught by Prof. BB DeVore in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 28 views. For similar materials see Introductory Psychology in Psychology at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.


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Date Created: 10/02/16
Lecture   10  Notes:     emory  Psych  1004    Important   Names  ­ John     Watson   was  the  Father     fBehaviorism  ­ Said   Learning  =  Formation  of  an  Association”  ­ Stimulus   →    esponse   →   Reward  ­   arl Lashley    was   Father        sychophysiology  ­   earched   for Enlam  (where   is   emory)  ­ George   Sperling   ­ flashes   strings  of letters  briefly to measure   capacity   of memory  ­   pproximated   75%   l ost 5 items   memorized  *ifwe   could  speak/write   what  we   saw   within  .3 seconds  it would   allstil be  there*  ­ Donald  Broadbet   discovered   “chunking”   or  using  grouping   to memorize   things   easier    Memory   is a Gradual   Process   Exceptions:   ­ Imprinting   (baby   animals   latch  onto  a “mother”   after  just one  trial)  ­ Taste   Aversion   (coyotes  no  longer   eat  sheep   due   to one  trial of contaminated   meat)  ­ Flashbulb   memory    3 Process    heory  Sensory   Memory  (about   .3 seconds)  ­ Capacity  unknown     unlimited  ­ Iconic    vision) &  Echoic     uditory)  ­ Forgetting   Factors  (>75%   of information   lost at this stage):  ­ Neural   Decay  ­ Active  Filtering    Short   Term   Memory    about   30  seconds)  ­ Requires   active  rehearsal  (primary   circuits in hippocampus)  ­ Capacity  (7  plus  or   inus  2  chunks  ­ Forgetting   Factors:  ­ Neural   Decay  ­ Interference   (Oscillating   cells get  distracted   with  incoming   information)    Long   Term     emory  *see   Lecture   11  Notes     *Flashbulb   Memory*   emotional   connection   etches   itsel in memory   in Trial 1  *Photographic   memory*   (rare  after puberty)   iswhen   the  information   from  sensory   memory   is not  erased  immediately  *Reverberatory     ircuit*    H     Hippocampus    *Stimulus   Persistence   is when   a stimulus   continues   to be  perceived  by  a  person  after  i ends,  such   as  when   lights are  turned   off but  for some   time  a  human   stilsees  things     


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