Encoding the Remembering Process

342 Words Feb 7th, 2018 1 Page
The brain however, does not need sustained continuous stimulation to memorize things but needs repetitive and patterned stimulation. This is a principle used in teaching where interrelated ideas are arranged in a pattern to capture the students' attention (Eggen & Kauchak, (2010). Information captured in the brain is coded into the brain. This is the same trend the brain follows when remembering things stored in it, especially those stored over a long period of time. The brain will employ decoding in a bid to retrieve information previously stored. The ease or otherwise of remembering is largely determined by the amount of emotions that were involved in the event, the availability of cues toward remembering as well as well as triggering factors. In the process or remembering, the brain will decode the information that had been encoded into the brain and this mostly happen in bits of interrelated activities or ideas in a sequential manner. One piece of information will be remembered followed by that which resulted from the first action. Once in a while there will be reversed encoding where the person may remember an event that happened three or four steps before where he has reached in decoding the information. One interesting case is the remembering or cognition process in a classroom setting in an exam situation. The process includes three major steps;…
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