6 notes tagged with "memory"

Zeigarnik Effect

You will remember interrupted/incomplete activities better than completed activities. Open tasks tend to occupy our short-term memory…

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Published on 2 years ago

Memory is Unreliable Storage

Duration Neglect: We remember specific memory from an event rather than the total duration. Peak End Rule: We overemphasise what happens at…

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Published on a year ago

Memory Distorts Over Time

Different ways a memory can change... Transience: Memory decay - you remember lesser and lesser as more time passes. Blocking: Interference…

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Published on a month ago

Chunking

When you can store a bunch of information in your working memory as one unit. Eg. 2,0,1,9 is four numbers - but 2019 is chunked into one…

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Published on a year ago

Learning is adding to Long Term Memory

Learning is adding things to your long term memory. To understand something, you'll have to combine new knowledge. The limit of new…

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Published on 2 months ago

Spaced Repetation

This is a learning method that improves recall and typically done with flashcards. This is based on the idea of a 'forgetting curve' - the…

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Published on 11 days ago

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