You have new items in your feed. Click to view.
Question and answer
All of the following are goals of study reading EXCEPT: A. greater speed. B. retain information in your long-term memory. C. be an active reader. D. active reading.
Scientists believe the brain's memory works by creating new synapses- connections between neurons- when it learns something. [ [ Information gets stored in the short-term or long-term areas of the brain. 1. Difference * The brain stores information in its short-term memory that it only needs for a few minutes, such as a phone number. Long-term memory contains
data that the brain will use for years, such as how to use a telephone. History * In 1885, Hermann Ebbinghaus became the first person to publish a scientific work denoting the differences between long and short-term memory. Ebbinghaus tested his memory of random syllables over a month and found he needed to keep repeating a pattern to successfully recall it later. Fun Fact * Types of memory can occur in extremes. Two such cases have been studied by neuroscientists at teh University of California, Irvine. One is a woman who memorizes every detail of her life. On the other hand, a man in the study can only recall his last thought. Misconceptions * Sometimes, short and long-term memory work in tandem, called the dual store theory of memory. An example of this would be memorizing a number quickly because of its similarity to a familiar number, such as a telephone number. Tips * Short-term memories are not ideal for learning, thus educators advise against cramming studying into one night. People who "cram" information only remember about 30 percent of the following week, while those who take a piecemeal approach remember about 80 percent of the info they learned when tested the following week, according to "Memory: The Key to Consciousness" by USC neuroscientists Richard Thompson and Stephen Madigan. Read more: The Difference Between Short Term & Long-Term Memory | eHow.com ] ]
Expert answered|Princess Mel|Points 200|
Question
Asked 8/3/2012 9:02:17 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
27,216,693 questions answered
Weegy Stuff
S
Points 587 [Total 688] Ratings 0 Comments 587 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 540 [Total 540] Ratings 0 Comments 540 Invitations 0 Offline
S
P
P
L
P
Points 221 [Total 1539] Ratings 1 Comments 211 Invitations 0 Online
S
R
Points 205 [Total 305] Ratings 1 Comments 145 Invitations 5 Offline
S
P
P
L
P
P
Points 163 [Total 1615] Ratings 1 Comments 153 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 30 [Total 40] Ratings 3 Comments 0 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 14 [Total 14] Ratings 1 Comments 4 Invitations 0 Offline
S
P
P
Points 14 [Total 744] Ratings 0 Comments 14 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 13 [Total 13] Ratings 1 Comments 3 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 10 [Total 10] Ratings 0 Comments 0 Invitations 1 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.