Lecture 11, Memory Notes
Lecture 11, Memory Notes Psych 1004
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Date Created: 10/06/16
Lecture 11, Memory Psych 1004 Long Term Memory (Life Long except for Forgetting Factor) Capacity: the more e now the more we can learn Builds a scaffold for ore memories * Penfield stimulates b rains of awake patients can voke m emories Forgetting Factors: 1) Encoding or torage Failure Making information emotional or personal helps counter this 2) Overlearning (rare) 3) Retrieval ailure Requires a cue or prompt and practice of recall 4) Interference Factors ld emories get in the way proactive interference) Extreme age groups more susceptible *Retroactive Interference is later learning inhibiting recall of prior learning * Proactive Interference i s revious earning inhibiting new learning * Primacy Effect increased probability of remembering initial events * Recency Effect increased probability of remembering most recent events Left rain Right B rain Verbal M emory Nonverbal Memory Object Naming Facial, patial, Shapes, Tones Logical M emory Memories *Positive Memory *Negative Memory Redintegrative M emory The phenomenon when a small part of a memory reminds someone of a whole memory *used a lot in the courtroom One sees what they have learned to see, changes with rehearsal Lecture 12 leep Psych 1004 *EEG → Electroencephalogram, measures brain activity *EMG → Electromyogram, measures action potentials in muscles *EOG → Electrooculogram, measures action potentials in eye muscles * 1020 System, allows communication of brain internationally Sleep Stage W rowsy Wakefulness lpha waves (812 Hz) Stage Light Sleep” Stage 2 “Transition Stage” 10 inutes Characterized by sleep spindles (spikes in activity from cells firingin unison) and medial thalamus Stage 3 First delta activity appearance (14 Hz) Stage 4 greater than 50% delta activity REM paradoxical sleep body paralysis, rapid eye movement, can wake up from significant events Non REM leep REM leep Blood Pressure, respiration and heart Active blood pressure, respiration and rate slow and steady heart rate Body restoration Learning nd emory Move Freely Body paralyzed *Bill ement
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