We remember things for a longer period if we try to recall it once in a while.
Social identity is the part of a person's self-concept that is made from their membership in a social group.
Prejudice is a preconceived(usually unfavourable) assignment of qualities to members of an out group.
We tend to forget things that happened just before we have to perform something.
There are automatic functions of memory. Sharpening is when we remember small details in retelling of a memory. Levelling is when we leave out parts of the memory.
We tend to remember things that have more depth of mental processing.
Memory inhibition is the ability **NOT** to remember irrelevant information.
We assign certain qualities to a member of an out group.
Our judgment of how unpleasant an experience is does not depend on the duration of the event - but on the peak(most intense part) and how quickly the pain reduces.
The Serial-position effect ie. strong recall of last item of the list, will be impaired if there is an irrelevant item(that need not be remembered) at the end of the list.
We recall pictures better than words.
Memories associated with negative emotions are forgotten more quickly than memories associated with positive emotions.
Absent mindedness is a mental state where people are not focused or might be forgetful.
Recollection of memory is better if we try to remember that information at specific intervals.
We tend to forget something that we looked up online.
Memory error that can create slightly wrong or wildly inaccurate recollection that the person is very confident about.
Negative emotions have immediate survival benefits. Positive emotions have long term benefits.
Suggestibility is tendency to accept or act on the suggestion of others.
We tend to wrongly identify the source of a memory at point of recall.
We tend to recall the first(Primacy effect) and last items(Recency effect) in a series.
We remember things better if we are affected by the information.
We judge an experience based on what happens at either the peak(most intense part of the experience) or at the end of the event rather that the entire event.
Our memory of things we study is based on the presentations of the material.
Our memory can change and become less accurate based on information we get after the event.
There are times when we can't recall a word from memory - even though we think that we are close to remembering it.
We are able to recollect items or events in the order they are given.