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                          MEMORY

      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?      
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