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Chunking (psychology)

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In cognitive psychology, chunking is a process by which individual pieces of information are bound together into a meaningful whole (Neath & Surprenant, 2003). [1]

25 relations: Alzheimer's disease, CHREST, Cognitive psychology, Conceptual graph, Encoding (memory), EPAM, Expert, Fernand Gobet, Flow (psychology), Forgetting curve, George Armitage Miller, Information theory, Karl Lashley, Lloyd A. Jeffress, Long-term memory, Memory, Memory span, Method of loci, Mnemonic, Morse code, Motor learning, Sequence learning, Short-term memory, Syllable, The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two.

Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease (AD), also referred to simply as Alzheimer's, is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that usually starts slowly and worsens over time.

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CHREST (Chunk Hierarchy and REtrieval STructures) is a symbolic cognitive architecture based on the concepts of limited attention, limited short-term memories, and chunking.

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Cognitive psychology

Cognitive psychology is the study of mental processes such as "attention, language use, memory, perception, problem solving, creativity, and thinking".

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Conceptual graph

Conceptual graphs (CGs) are a formalism for knowledge representation.

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Encoding (memory)

Memory has the ability to encode, store and recall information.

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EPAM (Elementary Perceiver and Memorizer) is a psychological theory of learning and memory implemented as a computer program.

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An expert is someone who has a prolonged or intense experience through practice and education in a particular field.

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Fernand Gobet

Fernand Gobet (born February 12, 1962 in Switzerland) is a cognitive scientist and a cognitive psychologist, currently Professor of Cognitive Psychology at the University of Liverpool.

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Flow (psychology)

In positive psychology, flow, also known colloquially as being in the zone, is the mental state of operation in which a person performing an activity is fully immersed in a feeling of energized focus, full involvement, and enjoyment in the process of the activity.

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Forgetting curve

The forgetting curve hypothesizes the decline of memory retention in time.

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George Armitage Miller

George Armitage Miller (February 3, 1920 – July 22, 2012) was an American psychologist who was one of the founders of the cognitive psychology field.

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Information theory

Information theory studies the quantification, storage, and communication of information.

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Karl Lashley

Karl Spencer Lashley (June 7, 1890 – August 7, 1958) was a psychologist and behaviorist remembered for his contributions to the study of learning and memory.

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Lloyd A. Jeffress

Lloyd Alexander Jeffress (November 15, 1900 – April 2, 1986) was an acoustical scientist, a professor of Experimental Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin, a developer of mine-hunting models for the US Navy during World War II and after, and the man Nobel Laureate Linus Pauling credited with getting him interested in chemistry.

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Long-term memory

Long-term memory (LTM) is the stage of the Atkinson–Shiffrin memory model where informative knowledge is held indefinitely.

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Memory is the faculty of the mind by which information is encoded, stored, and retrieved.

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Memory span

In psychology and neuroscience, memory span is the longest list of items that a person can repeat back in correct order immediately after presentation on 50% of all trials.

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Method of loci

The method of loci (loci being Latin for "places") is a method of memory enhancement which uses visualizations with the use of spatial memory, familiar information about one's environment, to quickly and efficiently recall information.

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A mnemonic (the first "m" is silent) device, or memory device, is any learning technique that aids information retention or retrieval (remembering) in the human memory.

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Morse code

Morse code is a method of transmitting text information as a series of on-off tones, lights, or clicks that can be directly understood by a skilled listener or observer without special equipment.

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Motor learning

Motor learning is a change, resulting from practice or a novel experience, in the capability for responding.

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Sequence learning

In cognitive psychology, sequence learning is inherent to human ability because it is an integrated part of conscious and nonconscious learning as well as activities.

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Short-term memory

Short-term memory (or "primary" or "active memory") is the capacity for holding, but not manipulating, a small amount of information in mind in an active, readily available state for a short period of time.

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A syllable is a unit of organization for a sequence of speech sounds.

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The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two

"The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two: Some Limits on Our Capacity for Processing Information" is one of the most highly cited papers in psychology.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chunking_(psychology)

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