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AP Psychology Journal . Spring 2014 4 th six weeks. Today’s lesson: . Journal prompt: What do you remember? Self-defining memory Memory Activity Lesson: Three-stage memory process Video: Understanding the Mysteries of Memory, part I. Take notes for extended journal assignment - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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AP Psychology Journal Spring 2014 4th six weeksTodays lesson: Journal prompt: What do you remember?Self-defining memory Memory ActivityLesson: Three-stage memory processVideo: Understanding the Mysteries of Memory, part I.Take notes for extended journal assignmentNo other work during the video!

Memory activityWrite in your journal the answers to the question the teacher asks. GrouchyGabby Fearful SleepySmiley Jumpy Hopeful Shy Droopy

Memory ActivitySnow White and the 27 DwarvesDopeySniffy Wishful Puffy DumpySneezy Lazy Pop Grumpy BashfulCheerful Teach Shorty Nifty HappyDoc WheezyStubbymnemonics postersJournal Prompt 1/8/2014Learning Objective3.3 Discuss the factors influencing how memories are retrieved.Journal prompt: Write about a self-defining memory you have. What are your emotions about this memory? Is this memory about a relationship? Is this memory about an enduring theme or unresolved conflict in your life?

6Self-defining memory1. It is at least one year old.2. It is a memory from your life that you remembered very clearly and that still feels important to you even as you think about it.3. It is a memory about an important enduring theme, issue, or conflict from your life. It is a memory that helps explain who you are as an individual and might be the memory you would tell someone else if you wanted that person to understand you in a profound way.4. It is a memory linked to other similar memories that share the same theme or concern.5. It may be a memory that is positive or negative, or both, in how it makes you feel. The only important aspect is that it leads to strong feelings.6. It is a memory that you have thought about many times. It should be familiar to you like a picture you have studied or a song (happy or sad) you have learned by heart.7. How many years ago did this happen? (number of years ago, not your age at the time). Self-defining memory, part 2Use the rating scale 0= zero to 6= most to rate the emotions you feel on recalling this memory.

1. _____ Happy2. _____ Sad3. _____ Angry4. _____ Fearful5. _____ Surprised6. _____ Ashamed7. _____ Disgusted8. _____ Guilty9. _____ Interested10. _____ Embarrassed11. _____ Contemptful12. _____ Proud9Studying Memory: Information Processing ModelsKeyboard(Encoding)Disk(Storage)Monitor(Retrieval)

Sequential Process

9Preview Question 1: How do psychologists describe the human memory system?10Information ProcessingThe Atkinson-Schiffrin (1968) three-stage model of memory includes a) sensory memory, b) short-term memory, and c) long-term memory.

Bob Daemmrich/ The Image WorksBob Daemmrich/ The Image WorksFrank Wartenberg/ Picture Press/ Corbis1011Modifications to the Three-Stage ModelSome information skips the first two stages and enters long-term memory automatically.Since we cannot focus on all the sensory information received, we select information that is important to us and actively process it into our working memory. A newer understanding of short-term memory that involves conscious, active processing of incoming auditory and visual-spatial information, and of information retrieved from long-term memory.

Understanding the Mysteries of Memory Discovery Learning (1996)implicit and explicit memorysavant syndrome traumatic memoryshort term memory losslong term memory loss flashbacksflashbulb memories" mistaken identificationsuggested memoriestrauma induced amnesiaAlzheimers disease

This is a program about memory failures using real case studies. Also, you may watch the alternative video for case studies. Assignment: Write an extended journal entry about one of the conditions discussed in the film. Use the individuals name and describe specific situations of memory failure. Use your text to supplement your understanding of memory loss.Conclude with your personal reaction to the case study. Length:3 well-written paragraphsCan be typed. Cite sources. All original work, please. Counts as: 33% of journal for Chapter 8. Memory alternative video