Memory and Forgetting
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In a Word document, complete the following activities. Your answers should be detailed and thorough. Each answer should be at least one full paragraph in length.
Part 1: Memory Techniques Flyer
Read Discovery Health’s How to Improve Your Memory While Studying. Then, read Michigan State University’s Study Tips. Read through both documents, as well as your unit readings, and then create a flyer. In your flyer, you will choose three memory techniques that you think work best, and “advertise” them to your fellow students. Why should students use these memory techniques, and how can they use these techniques to study for an exam? In your flyer, you also need to explain the encoding, storage, and retrieval processes and how these processes operate while studying for and taking an exam.
Part 2: Short Term Memory and Forgetting
Next, let’s test your short term memory! First, test your ability to remember a series of letters with this Short Term Memory Test. Once you have completed that, then test your ability to remember a series of pictures with this Short Term Memory Picture Game. After you have completed both activities, then answer the following: