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Explain the various components of memory. How might understanding how your memory works help you learn?
The various components of memory are: Short-term Memory - Temporary storage with limited capacity. Involves multiple sites and continued rehearsal. [ Storage without distraction. Long-term Memory - Memory that has been consolidated or stored so that it is available after distraction. Working Memory - short term recall & temporary storage of information to complete a task. Thought of as
working with memory - the plan. Source Memory - most readily lost due to the limitation in associations. You can fine more information here: ]
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Explain the various components of memory
Weegy: In psychology, memory is the process in which information is encoded, stored, and retrieved. Encoding allows information that is from the outside world to reach our senses in the forms of chemical and physical stimuli. [ In this first stage we must change the information so that we may put the memory into the encoding process. Storage is the second memory stage or process. This entails that we maintain information over periods of time. Finally the third process is the retrieval of information that we have stored. We must locate it and return it to our consciousness. Some retrieval attempts may be effortless due to the type of information. From an information processing perspective there are three main stages in the formation and retrieval of memory: Encoding or registration: receiving, processing and combining of received information Storage: creation of a permanent record of the encoded information Retrieval, recall or recognition: calling back the stored information in response to some cue for use in a process or activity The loss of memory is described as forgetfulness, or as a medical disorder, amnesia. ] (More)
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