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Memory, Thinking, and Intelligence

Trace the memory system from stimuli into long-term memory. Discuss the features of each step and factors that enhance or impede information flow in each step of the process. Explain proactive and retroactive interference and how you might counteract their effects while studying in order to facilitate maximum absorption of information into long-term memory. Explain other kinds of forgetting and discuss some strategies that can improve memory consolidation and/or retrieval.

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Memory, Thinking, and Intelligence
Trace the memory system from stimuli into long-term memory.
Discuss the features of each step and factors that enhance or impede information flow in each step of the process.
Sensory information is received and based on a whole complex of factors such as time span from the time that memory is received to the time it takes to become a part of LTM, make up of short term STM, emotions, feelings and moods at the time of memory formation, and at the time of recall or retrieval.
For instance, everyday memories are recorded in memory formation systems from the executive central nervous system, referred to as phonological loop and the visuospatial sketchpad, as the experiencing of sensory information ...

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Memory, Thinking, and Intelligence

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