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While I can't speak about the specific graph in question, I can explain the process of obtaining an empirical estimate of a forgetting curve. The basic process is (1) collect data; (2) model and graph data. Collecting data A standard design would involve a set of participants completing an initial learning exercise (e.g., a word list; a set foreign ...


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Here is the illustrate of both equation To make them visible at same time, I changed 100 to 1 and set memory strength as 1. They look alike.


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I was wondering what happens if we lose all electrical impulses in our nervous system for a minimum amount of time... if we have a complete elec. blackout, is our memory erased? Or is our consciousness based soly on the synapsis in our brain and does not care about the electrical state? If "we" includes other animals down to frogs, then the answer ...


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Your question is around retaining information when you are immersed in four major fields of study. Yes you want a solid foundations from which to build- but perhaps you simply are taking on too much information. There seems to be a focus in many educational systems on producing knowledge which is to be memorized in a formal, didactic, manner of ...


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Short answer: current evidence is unclear. Learning As Contrarian mentions, formation of a synapse does not always mean 'learning' as synapses are formed and eliminated all the time, however -- both -- formation and elimination have been found to be linked with learning (interestingly the same spines that are 'learnted' can be 'unlearnted'). So in this ...


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Based on your description I was able to find the following: -Klatzky, R.L. & Rafnel, K. (1976).Labeling effects on memory for nonsense pictures. Memory & Cognition, 4(6), 717-720. (there is a pdf version on researchgate.net, I couldn't upload it here) -Bower, G.H., Karlin, M.B., & Dueck, A. (1975). Comprehension and memory for pictures. Memory ...



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