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Short-term and long-term memory for intentional versus incidental learning

Connie Lynn LaCroix

Short-term and long-term memory for intentional versus incidental learning

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by Connie Lynn LaCroix

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Published by Laurentian University, Department of Psychology in Sudbury, Ont .
Written in English


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Statementby Connie LaCroix.
The Physical Object
Pagination50, [7] l. :
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20779745M

Effects of Implicit Versus Explicit Vocabulary the importance of promoting a deep level of processing is to transfer information from short-term memory to long-term memory, which has almost unlimited storage capacity. makes a distinction between intentional and incidental learning as “Intentional learning refers to the learning mode. Long-term memory is more than a knowledge archive. It provides the background information that we need to understand the world by bringing relevant knowledge into working memory as it’s needed. Types of Long-term Memory. Cognitive psychologists think of long-term memory as divided into two broad types. Explicit memory, also called declarative.

Both short-term and long-term memory are critically important for infants' learning about the world around them, as well as their development and maintenance of social relationships. The volume will be organized along this important temporal dimension--the first section will focus on short-term memory and the second section will be focused on. Short-term memory, sometimes referred to as "primary", "working" or "active" memory, is said to hold a small amount of information for about 20 seconds. Estimates of short-term memory capacity vary -- from about 3 or 4 elements (i.e., words, digits, or letters) to about 9 elements: a commonly cited capacity is 7±2 elements. In contrast, long-term memory indefinitely stores a .

readers come across in incidental vocabulary learning would be retained in the long-term memory and could be used more confidently in dif ferent situations. Ponniah () also. Long-term memory remains absolutely necessary and important in learning, as all information that a student learns is remembered, or stored in either short- or long-term memory. While both short-term memory and long-term memory remain important for storage purposes, they can also influence people's learning, how they perceive things, and how.


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Short-term and long-term memory for intentional versus incidental learning by Connie Lynn LaCroix Download PDF EPUB FB2

In the conventional rote-learning experiment, exposures and tests follow each other in a fixed order within successive trials. When a single presentation of the learning materials is followed without delay by a test of performance, the measures of retention define the amount of immediate by: Interactions between Short-Term and Long-Term Memory in the Verbal Domain is the first volume to comprehensively address this key issue.

The book, focusing specifically on memory for verbal information, comprises chapters covering current theoretical approaches, together with the very latest experimental work, from leading researchers in the field.2/5(1).

On the short-term memory temporal-order reconstruction task, an incidental or intentional learning strategy was deployed. Patients showed worse overall performance than healthy controls.

The intentional learning strategy led to Cited by: Memory is more likely to form if the person is actively thinking about the subject rather than passively, in what is also referred to as incidental learning. Biologically, the creation of long term memory differs in method to that of short term memory.

Long term memory is created by the building of new proteins within the body of the cell. The most clear terms separate the type of learning situation (intentional or incidental) and the type of test (direct or indirect). Traditional memory research focused on intentional learning (“Try to remember the following list of items”) and direct.

The short-term memory/long-term memory distinction. If there is a difference between short- and long-term memory stores, there are two possible ways in which these stores may differ: in duration, and in capacity.A duration difference means that items in short-term storage decay from this sort of storage as a function of by: Since the s, there has been controversy as to whether long-term learning might depend on some form of temporary short-term storage.

Evidence that patients with grossly impaired memory span might show normal learning was, however, particularly problematic for Cited by: Misconceptions. Sometimes, short and long-term memory work in tandem, called the dual store theory of memory.

An example of this would be memorizing a number quickly because of its similarity to a familiar number, such as a telephone number.

Short-term memory has a fairly limited capacity; it can hold about seven items for no more than 20 or 30 seconds at a time. You may be able to increase this capacity somewhat by using various memory strategies. For example, a ten-digit number such as may be too much for your short-term memory to hold.

Long-Term Memory. Many think of long-term memory as a permanent “bank” within the brain. Once a memory arrives there, the mind stores it completely and indefinitely. In truth, this is not the case. Although the long-term memory process allows information to remain in the brain for an extended period, nothing in the brain avoids risk.

A commonly expressed view is that short-term memory (STM) is nothing more than activated long-term memory. If true, this would overturn a central Author: Dennis Norris. Two researchers who conducted the incidental learning experiment with four conditions (different questions to induce different levels of processing.

Physical, phonemic, category, sentence.) Conclusion: Deeper encoding = richer memory traces = better memory. 1.) Incidental versus intentional learning Incidental: exposed to material but primary task is something other than committing it to memory.

Intentional: intent to learn the material and commit it to memory. 2.) Paradigm: Participants presented with 24 words. Group 1: intentional learning group. Groups 2 - 4: incidental learning groups. 1. Short-term memory has a fairly limited capacity and can hold items for only short periods of time while long-term memory can store unlimited amounts of information indefinitely.

The more that short-term memory information is used or repeated, the more likely it is to become part of the long-term memory. SPECIAL: Longevity in a Glass: Daily Author: Tim Hrenchir.

The modern instantiation of short-term memory came about because researchers had difficulty explaining a series of experimental results in terms of the then current theories of long-term memory. Miller () documented a pervasive and severe limitation on the ability to perceive, process, and remember information; memory seemed to be limited Cited by: 1.

Although intentional learning may often lead to good memory, Craik and Tulving demonstrated that it was not the intention to learn that was critical for later memory, but rather the type of processing engaged at the time of encoding.

Information that was processed meaningfully was well remembered whether or not there was an intention to remember. For more than a century most psychologists have accepted that there are distinct memory systems responsible for long and short-term storage. Originally based entirely on introspection (e.g., James, ), the idea that there are separate long- and short-term memory (LTM and STM, respectively) systems subsequently became a core assumption of modern Cited by:   Short-term memory and working memory, on the other hand, are both only retained over a short period of time, usually less than twenty seconds.

Long-term memory is utilized more or less at all times. Past experiences and knowledge will affect the way a person does tasks, which involves short-term and working memory/10(19). Aben et al. Short-term memory versus working memory WM STM WM Executiv processe WM/STM STM WM A B E F STM e s WM STM STM WM C D G WM FIGURE 1 | Hypothetical models of the relation between STM and are several ways to hypothesize on the relation between STM andWM.

One could consider them as two independent (A) or identical. The duration of short-term memory (when rehearsal or active maintenance is prevented) is believed to be in the order of seconds.

long-term memory the final stage of the dual memory model proposed by Atkinson and Shiffrin, in which data can be stored for long periods of time. Short term memory and long term memory are divided into two main components: 1.

Conscious memory (also called explicit or declarative memory), and. 2. Unconscious memory (also called implicit or procedural memory).

Conscious memories relate to autobiographical details (“I graduated from college in ”), and learned information (“Paris is the capital of France”).Alternative spatial reference systems: Intentional vs.

incidental learning. head while reading and rotated the book at the same. or retrieve information from long-term memory, (2) the.limitation is that the subject’s short-term memory capacity is limited, the amount of information that can be handled by this type processing is low. Research shows that incidental learning outperforms intentional learning in some characteristics, or simply that movements can be learned Size: KB.