Psychology 101

Unit 7 Activity

Answer all of the following question in brief essay format. Please note any outside sources you utilized in your answers.

1. Discuss the basic principles of learning.

2. How does association shape our behaviors and what can we learn from watching other people? Provide three examples from your own life.

3. What specific brain processes take place when we learn?

4. How do we encode memory? How is it stored and retrieved?

5. How is memory organized? What are the weaknesses and limitations of memory?

6. Discuss the characteristics of sensory, working, and long-term memory.