Matching - Remembering & Forgetting

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Peg Method


Method of Loci

Retroactive Interference

Long Term Potentiation




Proactive Interference:


when a person has difficulty recalling old information because of newly learned information
refers to changes in the structure & functions of neurons after the have been repeatedly stimulated

structured ways to help people remember & recall information

plays a critical role in forming emotional memories

we encode or file related ideas in these seperate catagories

interview type that is useful in police interrogation

an encoding technique that creates assoications using number-word rhymes

the unconscious mechanism whereby unacceptable impulses or memories are kept hidden from awareness

a mnemonic device in which each item is associated with a particular place on a preselected route

difficulty in learning new information because of already existing information.

General Psychology
Robert C. Gates