PSY 360 Cognitive Psychology


Week 4 Memory Worksheet

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Memory Worksheet

Using the text, Cognition: The Thinking Animal, the University Library, the Internet, and/or other resources, answer the following questions. Your response to each question should be at least 150 words in length.

  • What is primary memory? What are the characteristics of primary memory?
  • What is the process of memory from perception to retrieval?  What happens when the process is compromised?
  • Is it possible for memory retrieval to be unreliable? Why or why not? What factors may affect the reliability of one’s memory?