iconic memory


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iconic memory

n
(Psychology) psychol the temporary persistence of visual impressions after the stimulus has been removed. Compare echoic memory
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Of course, the iconic memory of Sir Jack for most Wolves fans will be his image coming up on the big screen at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, towards the end of the Championship play-off final against Sheffield United in 2003, with Wolves 3-0 up.
He also invented the iconic memory game Simon, with four coloured tiles that flashed in a pattern.
His primary example is George Sperling's iconic memory paradigm, in which a large array of items is presented very briefly.
This would appear to demonstrate that attention can change the experience of stimuli presented in the past, further questioning the assumption that the entire array is experienced in the iconic memory paradigm.
We let the picture of a looter be the iconic memory of the day and not an African-American woman trapped on the top floor of an apartment sending the rescuers down the block because there were ``three babies down there.
Iconic memory is the image that lingers in the mind's eye after a person sees something briefly.
That suggests there was a decay in iconic memory, the researchers report in the Feb.
But in my adult years, theNant offered little to attract the late-teens and twenty somethings of the town and soon became little more than an iconic memory of childhood summers,filed away with related images such as rubbing doc leaves on nettle stings and squashing beached jellyfish with flat rocks.
A filler written text and videotaped lecture on iconic memory were used for groups not exposed to one or both of the inoculation procedures.