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For this assignment, you will need to write a well thought out 1,200-word essay that demonstrates clear and thorough comprehension and evaluation of the material covered in this module. Please be sure to address the following in your essay:
How do the features of sensory memory, short-term memory, and long-term memory apply in this comparison between a computer and a human?
How do the key factors and theories of forgetting apply in this comparison?
In humans, what memory improvement techniques have been found to be effective?
Share how emotions can affect human memory/forgetting and related behavior.
Share how motivation can affect human memory/forgetting and related behavior.
All essays must include an introductory paragraph with a thesis statement, (taking a clear position on your subject), followed by a main point with supporting arguments (organized using APA formatted heading and seriation), a summary conclusion, and an APA formatted reference page at the end. All essays must use Times New Roman 12 pt or Verdana 10 pt font, be double-spaced, have 1″ margins, and include a total word count (1,200 word minimum not including the reference page). You must use and reference three different high quality, academic, scholarly resources, including the e-text. If you use a website as a resource, please make sure it is high quality, scholarly, well cited, and well-researched prior to referencing it. Wikipedia or similar references will not be accepted. Students must use APA style to cite within the body of the essay as well as on the reference page at the end of the essay. Please review the CCCOnline APA Toolkit, or the APA style guide provided on the Purdue Owl Website if needed.
Refer to the Essay Rubric (located in the Course Syllabus) for the grading criteria and point value distribution.
See the Schedule in the Syllabus Module for due dates. Review the Rubric attached to the Assignment Submission Folder for grading information.