Learning and Long-Term Memory

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There is only one mechanism for forgetting information from long-term memory.  Something is forgotten from long-term memory only because its retrieval path is weak. The only way to mitigate forgetting from long-term memory is by strengthening appropriate retrieval paths. At the present time we are aware of eight techniques which strengthen retrieval paths. The consensus,

Alternate Characterization of Learning

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A few seconds of attention, a little motivation, some previously learned related information, and a perceived fact is stored in long-term memory.  The final component of learning is:  Retrieving knowledge from long-term memory. If information cannot be recalled from long-term memory it is FORGOTTEN. The last few essays have established that the only thing which