retrieval cues - stimuli that help people remember things.
priming - in psychology, a phenomenon of memory that provides an unconscious and unintended effect of a single stimulus on the reaction to a subsequent stimulus.
context-dependent memory - improved memorization and recall of the information when the context, or surrounding environment, is present.
state-dependent memory - improved memorization and recall of the information relating to the emotional and physical state.
mood-congruent memory - a phenomenon of memory where when the person is happy, they remember good things and vice versa.
serial position effect - the effect explaining why we tend to remember the first and the last objects in a series.
primacy effect - the effect explaining why we tend to remember the information presented first than at the middle or end.
recency effect - the effect explaining why we tend to remember the information that came last.
source misattribution - incorrect definition of the origin of a memory.
the forgetting curve - the formula that describes how quickly we forget information over time.
memory consolidation - a process of converting short term memories into long term memories.
long-term memory -memories that the brain has stored for a long period of time.
short-term memory - the ability of the human brain to store a small amount of information over a short period of time.
hippocampus - a part of the brain that is part of the limbic system and is important for the memory cerebellum - a large part at the back of the brain that controls your muscles, movement, and balance.
cortex - the outer layer, especially of the brain and other organs.
the basal ganglia - a group of subcortical nuclei responsible for motor control. thalamus - one of the two oval-shaped parts of the brain that control feeling and all the senses except for the sense of smell.
declarative memory - a type of memory in which the existing experience or information is updated arbitrarily and consciously.
procedural memory - a type of long-term memory accumulating the experience of performing previous actions, ensuring the execution of similar actions later, performed in an unconscious way.