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A good night's sleep really does boost memory: Tests show children taught new words remember them better the next day

A good night's sleep really does boost memory: Tests show children taught new words remember them better the next day | Psychology Memory | Scoop.it

Expanding the vocabulary of children by telling them new words and what they mean has long been regarded as vital to helping them learn to communicate.


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Bilingual children have a better “working memory” than monolingual children | Metaglossia: The Translation World

Bilingual children have a better “working memory” than monolingual children | Metaglossia: The Translation World | Psychology Memory | Scoop.it
A study conducted at the University of Granada and the University of York in Toronto, Canada, has revealed that bilingual children develop a better working memory –which holds, processes and updates information over short periods of time– than...
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Memory and Recall in Education

Memory and Recall in Education | Psychology Memory | Scoop.it
Memory and recall is a big part of psychology today. It can be defined as the process by which information is encoded, stored and retrieved; as part of the information processing perspective. Encod...

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Brainy babies: Research explores infants' skills and abilities

Brainy babies: Research explores infants' skills and abilities | Psychology Memory | Scoop.it

Do basic information processing skills in infancy have any bearing on later executive functioning skills in children? Infants were assessed for memory, processing speed, and attention at age 7-12 months and age 24-36 months. When they were 11 years old, the children returned to the lab and were assessed for various different kinds of executive functioning skills, including working memory, inhibition, and shifting.


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Bilingual kids have better 'working memory' than monolingual peers - Deccan Chronicle

Bilingual kids have better 'working memory' than monolingual peers - Deccan Chronicle | Psychology Memory | Scoop.it
Bilingual kids have better 'working memory' than monolingual peers Deccan Chronicle The objective of the study - conducted at the University of Granada and the University of York in Toronto, Canada - was examining how multilingualism influences the...

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Lanterns released in memory of stillborn babies - News - gethampshire

Lanterns released in memory of stillborn babies - News - gethampshire | Psychology Memory | Scoop.it
LANTERNS lit in memory of stillborn children will fill the sky on December 1 as part of a campaign led by a determined Aldershot woman.

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How Memory Works: 10 Things Most People Get Wrong

How Memory Works: 10 Things Most People Get Wrong | Psychology Memory | Scoop.it
“If we remembered everything we should on most occasions be as ill off as if we remembered nothing.”...

 

It's often said that a person is the sum of their memories. Your experience is what makes you who you are.

 

Memory, then, shapes the very core of human experience. Despite this, memory is generally poorly understood, which is why many people say they have 'bad memories'. That's partly because the analogies we have to hand—like that of computer memory—are not helpful. Human memory is vastly more complicated and quirky than the memory residing in our laptops, tablets or phones.

 

Here is my 10-point guide to the psychology of memory (it is based on an excellent review chapter by the distinguished UCLA memory expert, Professor Robert A. Bjork)


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Memory and Recall in Education

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New Childrens Book For Memory Loss & Virtual Dementia Tours ...

Today they will talk about the book, MY NEW GRANNY and why did the Author and Illustrator felt it was an important book to write. They also talked with Julie.

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