Chapter 9: Memory and Information Processing

Chapter 9: Memory and Information Processing

Learning Objectives

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Identify and describe the three basic functions of memory
  • Differentiate between sensory, short-term, and long-term memory
  • Identify and describe methods for information retrieval
  • Describe the forgetting curve and its implications for learning
  • Describe strategies for deciding which course content to learn and retain
  • Recognize and apply strategies for strengthening your memory
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