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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Trace the memory system from stimuli into long-term memory.
Various theories about memory formation and retrieval and types of memories have been proposed in the history of Memory as a major topic to be studied under Human Development, Medicine, Psychology and Teaching and Learning.
There is no physical space in the brain for memories, but research has shown that memories do affect neural connections and their activity in the brain.
Another theoretical model proposes a note pad sort of recording of events' details, and based on the importance of key information, LTM is compiled using the most useful of information materials and the short term memory is freed up for later / constant use.
Short term memory is based on sensations and perceptions, visual and felt stimuli from the environment.
Explain proactive and retroactive interference and how you might ...