Presentation on theme: "Think back to your childhood and recall your earliest memory. Include stories told by family, and the roles that such memories serve in shaping an individual’s."— Presentation transcript:
Think back to your childhood and recall your earliest memory. Include stories told by family, and the roles that such memories serve in shaping an individual’s identity. JOURNAL ASSIGNMENT: RESPONDS SHOULD BE BETWEEN 5-7 SENTENCES.
The Storage and retrieval of what has been learned or experienced is Memory. Encoding (recording information)- transforming information from the nervous system; sight, sound, touch, and taste Storage ( saving information)- how information is maintained over time Retrieval( calling up stored information)- when information is brought to the mind from storage
Sensory Memory: the senses of sight and hearing( among others senses) that are able to hold an input for a fraction of a second before it disappears. Serves three functions: Prevents you from being overwhelmed Gives you some decision time Allow for continuity and stability in your world THREE STAGES OF MEMORY
Things you have in your conscious mind at any one moment, and does not involve paying close attention. To keep short-term memory for a few second, you repeat the information to yourself or out loud; This is know as maintenance rehearsal. Chunking is the process of grouping items to make them easier to remember; this is a trick to memorizing a lot of information quickly; it is only temporary and without rehearsal last for less than 20 seconds. SHORT- TERM MEMORY( WORKING MEMORY)
The storage of information over extended periods of time; the capacity of long-term memory appears to be limitless, and contains representation of countless facts, experiences, and sensations. LONG- TERM MEMORY
Sematic memory- language, words, and meaning Episodic memory- memory of our own lives Declarative Memory- memory of knowledge that can be called forth consciously as needed Procedural memory – memory of learned skills that does not require conscious recollection