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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?