Memory as a function of attention, level of processing, and automatization.

  title={Memory as a function of attention, level of processing, and automatization.},
  author={Arthur D. Fisk and Walter Schneider},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Learning, memory, and cognition},
  volume={10 2},
The relationships between long-term memory (LTM) modification, attentional allocation, and type of processing are examined. Automatic/controlled processing theory (Schneider & Shiffrin, 1977) predicts that the nature and amount of controlled processing determines LTM storage and that stimuli can be automatically processed with no lasting LTM effect. Subjects performed the following: (a) an intentional learning, (b) a semantic categorization, (c) a graphic categorization, (d) a distracting digit… CONTINUE READING

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