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

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