Theories of Memory, how we remember, forgetting
and how to improve your memory:
Can chewing gum help to boost your memory? Memory and Chewing Gum ›
What is conditioning? What Pavlov's dogs experiment teaches us about how we learn.
Flashbulb memories explained. Includes characteristics of flashbulb memories, factors that affect them and an evaluation of Brown and Kulik's research into flashbulb memories.
Why do we forget? Find out in this fascinating article.
Miller (1956): How many pieces of information can you remember? Miller's Magic Number, most likely.
Test your short-term memory with this online feature.
How false memories are created and can affect our ability to recall events.
Has someone you know come up to you in the street, and try as you might, you just could not remember this person's name? Put Names and Faces together and don't forget names again with this associative memory technique.
Traditional theories of memory segmented human memory into different stores
Craik & Tulving wanted to test whether the level of processing affected how well we remember information. Read an explanation and evaluation of this research.
Issues affecting classical conditioning.
How food and exercise can affect how well you remember.
How hypnosis can help improve our memory.
A method for remembering lists of information using stories.
Remember better using the sounds of words.
Using the pegword mnemonic method to remember phone numbers and other numeric sequences.
How does our memory function? Find out the stages of remembering.
How to create a story to remember things using the retentive method.
A theory on how our memory 'works' to remember things in different ways.
How fast does our short-term memory decay?
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Craik & Tulving wanted to test whether the level of processing affected how well we...
How research at two universities found memory recall can be improved by chewing gum.
Flashbulb memories explained. Includes characteristics of flashbulb memories,...
Miller (1956): How many pieces of information can you remember? Miller's Magic...
Has someone you know come up to you in the street, and try as you might, you just...
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