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6. Cognitive Psychology – Memory

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This Psychology Factsheet:
• Introduces and defines the topic of memory.
• Explains the concepts of sensory, short-term and long-term memory.
• Explains how these differ in respect of encoding, capacity and duration.
• Explains Primacy and Recency effects.
• Evaluates the levels of processing approach.
• Discusses different types of long-term memory: procedural, declarative, episodic and semantic memory.

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January 2004

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ISSN: 1351-5136

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