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Memory Processes

Memory Processes

Author: Laura Riness
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This lesson will identify types of memory and describe how each contributes to how memory occurs. Also described is how memory is encoded as it is received, stored, and retrieved

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Notes on Memory Processes

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TERMS TO KNOW
  • Retrieval

    The third stage, in which the person remembers the information that was stored, or they retrieve the information from storage.

  • Storage

    The second stage, in which the brain holds on to and retains the information for later use.

  • Encoding

    The first stage of forming a memory, where the brain processes the sensory information into a form that can be remembered.

  • Echoic memory

    Auditory/hearing sensory memory.

  • Iconic memory

    Visual/sight sensory memory.

  • Sensory Memory

    Brief, normally unconscious copies of sensory information around us, which can either be discarded or remembered for later use.