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Section 2 storage

  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> </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> </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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