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  • 1. Section 2: Storage
  • 2.
    • The crux of memory is our ability to store information, without this vital step, memory would be worthless.
    • Storage: the retention of encoded information.
  • 3. Storage Sensory Memory Short Term or Working Memory Long Term Memory
  • 4.
    • jet
  • 5. lightening
  • 6.
    • Sensory Memory is another of those simple definitions of psychology.
    • It is the recording of the sensory information in the memory system. (sight, feel etc.)
    • We have an ability to photographically remember a fleeting second of information and then its gone…if not important enough to capture.
  • 7.
    • 50 cal
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    • Stores a few items briefly, such as a telephone number, then is either remembered or forgotten.
    • Short term memory is limited by duration and capacity.
  • 9.
    • Look at the letter set of consonants.
    • After seeing the letter set, turn around and begin to count backwards from 100 by 3’s.
    • When asked, please recall the letter set. You will be asked twice.
  • 10.
    • CHJ
    • HQM
    • LPX
  • 11.
    • TKF
    • TSZ
    • PQG
  • 12.
    • Short term memory is characterized by the magic ‘7’s’ phenomena.
    • We can typically store + or – 7 items of information.
    • Random numbers, like telephone numbers are easier than random letters.
  • 13.
    • Imagine Life without Short Term memory.
    • Every moment would be new to you even though you just experienced it.
    • Cases of short term memory loss are rare compared to long term memory loss.
    Poor Clive
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  • 15. Storage Sensory Memory Short Term or Working Memory Long Term Memory
  • 16.
    • The last stage of storage is the loooooooooooong term memory stage.
    • It is simply the relatively permanent and limitless storehouse for your memories.
  • 17.
    • 1. How many steps are there to the storage process?
    • 2. What is the name of the lightning fast memory that is first in the process?
  • 18.
    • 3. What is another name for short-term memory?
    • 4. How many items can we usually store in our working/short term memory?
  • 19.
    • 5. What type of memory loss does Clive Wearing suffer from?
    • 6. Is Clive faking?
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  • 22.
    • Adult humans can store approx 1 Billion bits of information into long term memory.
    • We have the capacity for 1,000 to 1,000,000 times that amount!!!!!!!!!!
    • All of the computer memory in every computer in the world still doesn’t equal one brain.
  • 23.
    • Count off by 5’s
    • Come up with a comical skit with your best Clive impersonation.
    • Place Clive in a 1 or 2 min skit where something embarrassing happens because of his memory loss.
    • No Mr. and Mrs. Clive items in the skits…….
  • 24.
    • The region of the brain that helps store explicit memories or those that you consciously try to learn is the hippocampus.
    • Think of this region as the brain’s librarian, directing memories to differing regions of the brain.