Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Psych Unit 6

Vocab From Study Guide

QuestionAnswer
Encoding by use of repetition Rehearsal
You remember things important to you Meaningful encoding
Any kind of memory aid Mnemonic device
encoding by grouping like things together chunking
either iconic or echoic, visual iconic
either iconic or echoic, auditory echoic
why you cant remember the stuff from when you weren't paying attention encoding failure
when you only pay attention to certain stimulants selective attention
capacity of STM 5-9 items
retrieval, vivid details flashbulb memory
we gloss over the unimportant and can only recall important events Rosy retrospection
why you do better on multiple choice tests recognition
you remember things when you are in the same mood as when you experienced them mood-congruent
giving a little info to get the rest priming
you remember things in order method of loci
Elizabeth lotus- memories can be influences memory construction
memories are promoted by context context effects
I've seen this all before deja vu
get someone to remember something retrieval cues
when memories are influenced by things heard or read etc false memories
better to study over time, many days spacing effect
first and last are best remembered serial positioning effect
Freud, you cant cope w/ a memory repression
first makes it hard to remember second proactive interference
second makes it hard to remember first retroactive
neuro connections weaken if not used long-term potention
drinking this prevents encoding and storage alcohol
the increased memory epinephrine
this is responsible for new memories hippocampus
this guy thought we learned as a reaction to a behavior skinner
this guy thought nature gives u a tool kit whorf
you gotta learn a language before puberty critical period
the study of meaning semantics
grammar syntax
smallest part of word w/ meaning (can be a suffix) morphemes
smallest sound in words phonemes
all morphemes lexicon
ex: i flyed the plane overgeneralization
Created by: doo410