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CH1: Emotional Memories and Learning Strategies


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easier to recall than factual ones.
Emotional memories are...
encode and retrieve memories.
Emotions help to...
attention is focused and details are noted, especially when the events have important implications.
Emotions help to encode and retrieve memories because...
norepinephrine.
Synaptic connections between neurons are made more plastic by...
deep/elaborative processing, self-referential processing, spaced/distributed studying, and retrieval practice.
Learning strategies include...
involves processing information in a way that requires more in-depth thought (such as by considering if a term is pleasant to you).
Deep/Elaborative processing...
involves connecting information that you want to learn with yourself in some way (such as by connecting a term to an important memory).
Self-referential processing...
involves self-testing and practicing without the aid of a word bank (one must 'retrieve' the information from memory).
Retrieval practice...