For this assignment, you will need to write a well thought out 1,000-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:
- Human memory is often compared to the workings of a computer. Based on your own experience, what are the advantages and limits of this comparison?
- How do the features of sensory memory, short-term memory, and long-term memory apply in this comparison?
- How do the key factors and theories of forgetting apply in this comparison?
All essays must include an introductory paragraph with a thesis statement, (taking a clear position on your subject), followed by a main body with supporting arguments (organized using APA formatted headings 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 10pt font, be double-spaced, have 1″ margins, and include a total word count (not including the reference page). You must use and reference 2 different high quality, academic, scholarly resources. 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 references 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.