the input storage and retrieval of what has been learned or experience
memory
the transforming of information so the nerves can process it
encoding
the process by which information is maintained over a period of time
storage
the process of obtaining information that has been stored in
retrieval
very brief memory storage immediately following initial stimulation of a receptor
sensory memory
memory that is limited and capacity to about 7 items
short term
system for remembering that involves repeating information to oneself without attempting to find meaning in it
maintenance rehearsal
the process of grouping items to make them easier to remember
chunking
knowledge of language including its rules words and meanings
somatic memory
chronological retention of the events of one's life
episodic memory
stored knowledge that can be called forth consciously as needed
declarative memory
permanent storage of learned skills that does not require conscious recollection
procedural memory
memory retrieval in which a person identifies an object idea or situation as one he or she has not experienced before
recognition
memory retrieval in which a person reconstruction previous lines material
recall
the alteration of a recalled memory
reconstructive
the act of filling in memory gaps
confabulation
conceptual Frameworks a person uses to make sense of the world
schemas
the ability to remember with great accuracy the
edicate
fading away of memory over time
decay
blockage of a memory by previous or subsequent memories or loss of retrieval cue
interference
the linking of new information to material that is already known
elaborative rehearsal
techniques for using Association to memorize and retrieve information
mnemonic devices