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elaborative rehearsal

an encoding strategy to facilitate the formation of memory by linking new information to what one already knows. For instance, when trying to remember that someone is named George, one might think of five other things one knows about people named George. See depth-of-processing hypothesis; elaboration.

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March 1st 2024

dual-aspect physicalism

dual-aspect physicalism

a philosophical answer to the mind–body problem claiming that there are two aspects of reality—physical and experiential—but that the more fundamental aspect is physical.