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Explore the structure of human memory; processes involved in normal encoding, retrieval, forgetting, and aging; and diseases affecting memory.
Learn about the information processing model of human memory.
Learn about rote rehearsal, chunking, mnemonic devices, self-referencing, and spacing.
Learn about how priming, environmental context, and internal state affect memory.
Learn about three types of retrieval: free recall, cued recall, and recognition.
Learn about memory reconstruction, source monitoring, and flashbulb memories.
Learn about synaptic plasticity and long-term potentiation, the physiological mechanism behind learning.
Learn about decay and interference in human memory.
Learn about how cognitive abilities change as we age.
Learn about how Alzheimer's Disease and Korsakoff's Syndrome affect memory.