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    The psychology of memory is an interesting and important topic
in
cognitive psychology.   There may be some interesting and
important memory concepts and research findings concerning what
influences memory. Psychology memory articles may be very
interesting.

Memory Concepts

    Below are some articles concerning some memory concepts.  
The memory concepts include short-term memory, long-term
memory, procedural memory, semantic memory, episodic memory,
the decay theory of forgetting, and the interference theory of
forgetting.
   Some of these memory concepts can be considered theories of
forgetting.   One of the articles involves the decay theory of
forgetting.  Another article involves the interference theory of
forgetting.

               Short-term Memory and Long-term Memory
                               Procedural Memory
                  Semantic Memory and Episodic Memory
                             The Decay Theory of Forgetting
                         The Interference Theory of Forgetting

Memory Research Findings

   The psychology of memory may involve a number of interesting
findings.  Below are some articles involving memory research
findings.  One of these articles on memory concerns the influence
of vividness on memory.   The other article on memory concerns
the influence of humor in lectures on the recall of information.
   These articles may be of interest to teachers and students.
Humor and vividness may be two variables that could influence
what we can remember.  It may be good for teachers to provide
vivid and humorous examples when lecturing.  Also, the findings
may provide insight into possible memory improvement tips.  For
example, students could strive to think of vivid and and humorous
examples of concepts when studying for exams.

             Psychology of Memory: Vividness and Memory
        Education Humor:  Can Funny Lectures Foster Learning?