Transience weakening or loss of a memory over time
How Long Does a Memory Last? Conditioned taste aversion Imprinting Forgetting vs extinction Habituation, dishabituation, sensitization
Raise your right hand for each word that is in all capitals.
Raise your right hand for each word that represents something that is alive.
Reducing Transience • phonological loop • thinking and talking about an event increases chance of remembering it • no repeated similar events • analyzing and putting in context • ask yourself questions about what you want to remember • give it a story that is easy to remember • put it to music
Absent-mindedness info not registered because of distraction
Change blindness First example from ABC News Monkey Business