Introduction to Memory

In this video I begin the memory unit by introducing a few key terms (encoding, storage, and retrieval), explaining why it’s important not to extend the “mind as computer” analogy too far, and briefly outlining the 3-Box model of memory first proposed by Richard Atkinson and Richard Shiffrin, which includes stores for sensory, short-term, and long-term memory. Don’t forget to …

Introduction to Sensation and Perception

In this video I introduce sensation and perception by explaining the difference between these two related terms. I also define transduction and consider how the organization and interpretation of sensory stimulation involves learning, experience, and the possibility for multiple interpretations and misinterpretations. Don’t forget to subscribe to the channel to see future videos! Have questions or topics you’d like to …

Memory Resources

On this page you’ll find a number of resources for understanding the key concepts of memory, including types of memory, memory failures, mnemonics, and more. If I’ve missed a good resource, please share it in the comments section! General Resources Memory Key Terms List Memory Pinterest page OpenStax Memory Chapter Master Introductory Psychology Volume 2 (Amazon link) General Video Resources Specific …