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Measure of memory in whch the person only needs to identify items previously learned
Incorporating misleading information into one's memory of an event
Mental pictures
Retention independent of conscious recollection
Activated memory that holds a few items briefly
Defense mechanism that banishes anxiety arousing thoughts, feelings, or memories from consciousness
Disprutive effect of new learning on the recall of old information
Organizing items into familiar, recognizable units
Eerie sense that 'I've experienced this before!'
Retention of encoded information over time
Memory aids that use vivid imagery and/or organizational devices
Brain structure that is located in the limbic system that helps process memories
Unconscious activation of associations in memory
Attributing the wrong source to an event
The persistence of learning over time through the storage and retrieval of information
Memory of facts and experiences that one can consciously know
Encoding that requires attention and conscious effort
Encoding of sound
Measure of memory in which the person must retrieve information learned earlier
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Encoding of picture images
Conscious repetition of information
Tendency to recall best the last or first items in a list
Encoding of meaning
Increase in synapse's firing potential after brief, rapid stimulation
Measure of memory that assesses the amount of time saved when learning material for a second time
Tendency for distributed study or practice to yield better long term retention
a clear memory of an emotional moment or event
Momentary sensory memory of visual stimuli
Getting information out of memory storage
Unconscious encoding of incidental information
Momentary sensory memory of auditory stimuli
Disruptive effect of prior learning on the recall of new information
Immediate, intial recording of sensory information
Tendency to recall experiences that are consistent with one's current mood
Loss of memory
Relatively permanent and limitless storehouse
Processing of information into the memory system

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