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Contains a PowerPoint presentation covering an introduction to memory, encoding, and storage. I use this for my AP Psychology class as part of my Cognition and Language unit.
The PowerPoint is HIGHLY animated and is guaranteed to capture student attention. Each slide has rich, moving media. Additionally, a guided note sheet is included in the zip file to help students follow along with the presentation.
Topics covered include:
Information Processing Model
Encoding, Storage, and Retrieval
Visual, Acoustic, and Semantic Encoding
Effortful and Automatic Processing
Rehearsal, Mnemonics, Chunking, and the Spacing Effect
Serial Position Effect (Recency and Primacy Effects as well)
Sensory Memory (Iconic and Echoic)
Short-Term Memory and Long-Term Memory
Explicit Memory and Implicit Memory
Storing Memories (Long-Term Potentiation)