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memory

learning that has persisted over time

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encoding

getting info into our brain

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storage

retaining the info

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retrieval

getting info back out

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parallel processing

dual track processing of the brain

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sensory memory

brief recording of sensory info

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short term memory (STM)

memory that holds items up to 30 secs

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long term memory (LTM)

permanent memory stored

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working memory

also known as STM

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explicit memory

facts & experiences that we can declare

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effortful processing

purposeful encoding

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automatic processing

unconscious encoding of info

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implicit memory

nondeclarative memory

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iconic memory

sensory memory of visual stimuli

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echoic memory

memory for auditory stimuli

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chunking

grouping info together

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mnemonics

memory aids

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spacing effect

encoding info over time instead of cramming

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testing effect (retrieval practice effect/test-enhanced learning)

repeated self testing

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