New User Special Price Expires in

Let's log you in.

Sign in with Facebook


Don't have a StudySoup account? Create one here!


Create a StudySoup account

Be part of our community, it's free to join!

Sign up with Facebook


Create your account
By creating an account you agree to StudySoup's terms and conditions and privacy policy

Already have a StudySoup account? Login here

120A Day 1 Notes (Intro and Basics)

by: rallen17 Notetaker

120A Day 1 Notes (Intro and Basics) Psych 120A

Marketplace > University of California - Los Angeles > Psych 120A > 120A Day 1 Notes Intro and Basics
rallen17 Notetaker

Preview These Notes for FREE

Get a free preview of these Notes, just enter your email below.

Unlock Preview
Unlock Preview

Preview these materials now for free

Why put in your email? Get access to more of this material and other relevant free materials for your school

View Preview

About this Document

These notes cover the housekeeping of the course and the basics of what we will be learning within the next ten weeks. The main focus is correlations.
Cognitive Psychology
Castel, A.D
Class Notes
Cognitive Psychology, Introduction, basics, Correlations
25 ?




Popular in Cognitive Psychology

Popular in Department

This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by rallen17 Notetaker on Monday March 28, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to Psych 120A at University of California - Los Angeles taught by Castel, A.D in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 194 views.


Reviews for 120A Day 1 Notes (Intro and Basics)


Report this Material


What is Karma?


Karma is the currency of StudySoup.

You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!

Date Created: 03/28/16
Housekeeping  no discussion section this week  lecture notes available online  textbook must be 6th edition  preview lecture slides before class  each exam is 60 multiple choice questions worth 40% of your grade Memory  the more names you know, the harder it is to remember names  association  mnemonic  o associations, illusions, tie to knowledge o help to enhance memory thru imagery  STM= short term memory  LTM= long term memory  we are all students of our own memory (we can be better at understanding it) Good memory  computer can remember but has limits  human can't remember as well but its unlimited  when do we need verbatim recall? eyewitness, songs, poetry  what is memory used for? retrieve related items o temporally related (events in sequence), conceptually related o retrieve info usefully  a bad analogy for memory: It's a DVD in the head ­> this analogy is wrong  encoding: record on an electronic disk  maintenance: store the DVD in drawer  retrieval: play disk back  perception does not equal memory  repetition of visual doesn't lead to memory  decay or interference? Example  drawing a penny: memory blends, interference with other coins, object recognition, recall vs recognition, attention, memory, decision making  draw apple icon: just because we see something doesn't mean it is long term memory  memory isn't due to just seeing it Prospective memory: remembering something in the future (event/time based)      ­ example: remembering to come to class


Buy Material

Are you sure you want to buy this material for

25 Karma

Buy Material

BOOM! Enjoy Your Free Notes!

We've added these Notes to your profile, click here to view them now.


You're already Subscribed!

Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'

Why people love StudySoup

Jim McGreen Ohio University

"Knowing I can count on the Elite Notetaker in my class allows me to focus on what the professor is saying instead of just scribbling notes the whole time and falling behind."

Anthony Lee UC Santa Barbara

"I bought an awesome study guide, which helped me get an A in my Math 34B class this quarter!"

Bentley McCaw University of Florida

"I was shooting for a perfect 4.0 GPA this semester. Having StudySoup as a study aid was critical to helping me achieve my goal...and I nailed it!"


"Their 'Elite Notetakers' are making over $1,200/month in sales by creating high quality content that helps their classmates in a time of need."

Become an Elite Notetaker and start selling your notes online!

Refund Policy


All subscriptions to StudySoup are paid in full at the time of subscribing. To change your credit card information or to cancel your subscription, go to "Edit Settings". All credit card information will be available there. If you should decide to cancel your subscription, it will continue to be valid until the next payment period, as all payments for the current period were made in advance. For special circumstances, please email


StudySoup has more than 1 million course-specific study resources to help students study smarter. If you’re having trouble finding what you’re looking for, our customer support team can help you find what you need! Feel free to contact them here:

Recurring Subscriptions: If you have canceled your recurring subscription on the day of renewal and have not downloaded any documents, you may request a refund by submitting an email to

Satisfaction Guarantee: If you’re not satisfied with your subscription, you can contact us for further help. Contact must be made within 3 business days of your subscription purchase and your refund request will be subject for review.

Please Note: Refunds can never be provided more than 30 days after the initial purchase date regardless of your activity on the site.