Women remembers everything <ul><li>Watch this lady, she remembers details, dates and people from 10 years ago or more. </l...
Step 2:  Storage <ul><li>The crux of memory is our ability to store information, without this vital step, memory would be ...
Differing Types of Storage Sensory  Memory Short Term or  Working  Memory Long Term Memory
Sensory Memory <ul><li>It is the recording of the sensory information in the memory system. (sight, feel etc.) </li></ul><...
Working or Short Term Memory <ul><li>Activated memory that stores a few items briefly, such as a telephone number, then is...
Short Term Memory Test: <ul><li>Look at the letter set of consonants. </li></ul><ul><li>After seeing the letter set, turn ...
Short Term Memory Test: <ul><li>CHJ </li></ul><ul><li>HQM </li></ul><ul><li>LPX </li></ul>
Short Term Memory Test: <ul><li>TKF </li></ul><ul><li>NSZ </li></ul><ul><li>PQG </li></ul>
 
 
Working or Short Term Memory <ul><li>We can typically store + or – 7 items of information. </li></ul><ul><li>Random number...
Life Without Short Term Memory <ul><li>Imagine Life without Short Term memory. </li></ul><ul><li>Every moment would be new...
Clive Wearing has almost no short term memory.  He can only remember the last 30-90 seconds. <ul><li>http://www.youtube.co...
Differing Types of Storage Sensory  Memory Short Term or  Working  Memory Long Term Memory
Long Term Memory <ul><li>The last stage of storage is the loooooooooooong term memory stage. </li></ul><ul><li>It is simpl...
 
 
Long Term Capacity <ul><li>Adult humans can store approx 1 Billion bits of information into long term memory. </li></ul><u...
Where are Memories Stored??? <ul><li>The region of the brain that helps store memories is the  hippocampus. </li></ul><ul>...
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  1. 2. Women remembers everything <ul><li>Watch this lady, she remembers details, dates and people from 10 years ago or more. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2wYcFnTkgo&feature=related </li></ul>
  2. 3. Step 2: Storage <ul><li>The crux of memory is our ability to store information, without this vital step, memory would be worthless. </li></ul><ul><li>Storage: the retention of encoded information. </li></ul>
  3. 4. Differing Types of Storage Sensory Memory Short Term or Working Memory Long Term Memory
  4. 5. Sensory Memory <ul><li>It is the recording of the sensory information in the memory system. (sight, feel etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>We remember a fleeting second of information and then its gone…if not important enough to capture. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Working or Short Term Memory <ul><li>Activated memory that stores a few items briefly, such as a telephone number, then is either remembered or forgotten. </li></ul><ul><li>Short term memory is limited by duration and capacity. </li></ul>
  6. 7. Short Term Memory Test: <ul><li>Look at the letter set of consonants. </li></ul><ul><li>After seeing the letter set, turn around and begin to count backwards from 100 by 2’s. </li></ul><ul><li>When asked, please recall the letter set. You will be asked twice. </li></ul>
  7. 8. Short Term Memory Test: <ul><li>CHJ </li></ul><ul><li>HQM </li></ul><ul><li>LPX </li></ul>
  8. 9. Short Term Memory Test: <ul><li>TKF </li></ul><ul><li>NSZ </li></ul><ul><li>PQG </li></ul>
  9. 12. Working or Short Term Memory <ul><li>We can typically store + or – 7 items of information. </li></ul><ul><li>Random numbers, like telephone numbers are easier than random letters. </li></ul>
  10. 13. Life Without Short Term Memory <ul><li>Imagine Life without Short Term memory. </li></ul><ul><li>Every moment would be new to you even though you just experienced it. </li></ul><ul><li>Cases of short term memory loss are rare compared to long term memory loss. </li></ul>
  11. 14. Clive Wearing has almost no short term memory. He can only remember the last 30-90 seconds. <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDNDRDJy-vo </li></ul>
  12. 15. Differing Types of Storage Sensory Memory Short Term or Working Memory Long Term Memory
  13. 16. Long Term Memory <ul><li>The last stage of storage is the loooooooooooong term memory stage. </li></ul><ul><li>It is simply the relatively permanent and limitless storehouse for your memories. </li></ul>
  14. 19. Long Term Capacity <ul><li>Adult humans can store approx 1 Billion bits of information into long term memory. </li></ul><ul><li>We have the capacity for 1,000 to 1,000,000 times that amount!!!!!!!!!! </li></ul><ul><li>All of the computer memory in every computer in the world still doesn’t equal one brain. </li></ul>
  15. 20. Where are Memories Stored??? <ul><li>The region of the brain that helps store memories is the hippocampus. </li></ul><ul><li>Think of this region as the brain’s librarian, directing memories to differing regions of the brain. </li></ul>
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