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Section 2 Storage

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Section 2 Storage

  1. 1. Section 2: Storage
  2. 2. <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. 3. Storage Sensory Memory Short Term or Working Memory Long Term Memory
  4. 4. <ul><li>jet </li></ul>
  5. 5. lightening
  6. 6. <ul><li>Sensory Memory is another of those simple definitions of psychology. </li></ul><ul><li>It is the recording of the sensory information in the memory system. (sight, feel etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>We have an ability to photographically remember a fleeting second of information and then its gone…if not important enough to capture. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>50 cal </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>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>
  9. 9. <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 3’s. </li></ul><ul><li>When asked, please recall the letter set. You will be asked twice. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>CHJ </li></ul><ul><li>HQM </li></ul><ul><li>LPX </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>TKF </li></ul><ul><li>TSZ </li></ul><ul><li>PQG </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Short term memory is characterized by the magic ‘7’s’ phenomena. </li></ul><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>
  13. 13. <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>Poor Clive
  14. 15. Storage Sensory Memory Short Term or Working Memory Long Term Memory
  15. 16. <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>
  16. 17. <ul><li>1. How many steps are there to the storage process? </li></ul><ul><li>2. What is the name of the lightning fast memory that is first in the process? </li></ul>
  17. 18. <ul><li>3. What is another name for short-term memory? </li></ul><ul><li>4. How many items can we usually store in our working/short term memory? </li></ul>
  18. 19. <ul><li>5. What type of memory loss does Clive Wearing suffer from? </li></ul><ul><li>6. Is Clive faking? </li></ul>
  19. 22. <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>1,000,000,000,000
  20. 23. <ul><li>Count off by 5’s </li></ul><ul><li>Come up with a comical skit with your best Clive impersonation. </li></ul><ul><li>Place Clive in a 1 or 2 min skit where something embarrassing happens because of his memory loss. </li></ul><ul><li>No Mr. and Mrs. Clive items in the skits……. </li></ul>
  21. 24. <ul><li>The region of the brain that helps store explicit memories or those that you consciously try to learn 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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