Self Guided Lesson 3 Memory and Cognition

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Self Guided Lesson 3 Memory and Cognition

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  1. Memory and Cognition

    Slide 1 - Memory and Cognition

    • Self Guided Lesson 3
  2. Forgetting

    Slide 2 - Forgetting

    • The Seven Sins of Memory
    • Three sins of forgetting
    • Absent mindedness
    • Transience
    • Blocking
    • Three sins of distortion
    • Misattribution
    • Suggestibility
    • Bias
    • One sing of intrusion
    • Persistence
  3. Why do we forget?

    Slide 3 - Why do we forget?

    • Encoding failure – if we fail to encode, we will never remember
    • Which one of these is the real U.S. penny?
  4. Storage Decay

    Slide 4 - Storage Decay

    • Ebbinghaus’ Forgetting Curve
  5. Slide 5

    • What is the color of the top stripe of the American flag? The bottom stripe? How many red and how many white?
    • How many sides does a wooden pencil have?
    • In which hand does the Statue of Liberty hold her torch?
    • What is on the back of a $10 bill? The $5? The $1?
    • What four words other than “In God We Trust” are on most U.S. coins?
  6. Slide 6

    • Tip of the tongue phenomenon – is a retrieval failure, rather than an encoding and storage failure
  7. Interference

    Slide 7 - Interference

    • Proactive interference – when Old information interferes with the ability to recall new information.
    • Retroactive interference – when New information interferes with the ability to recall old information
  8. A mnemonic for interference:  P.O.R.N.

    Slide 8 - A mnemonic for interference: P.O.R.N.

    • Postive interference
    • Old interferes with new information
    • Retroactive interference
    • New information interferes with the retrieval of old
  9. Amnesia

    Slide 9 - Amnesia

    • Retrograde amnesia: the ability to recover old memories
    • Anterograde amnesia: the inability to lay down new memories
    • Watch videos of Clive Wearing, HM, and the Woman Who Couldn’t Forget