Multiple Store Memory Model

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  • Created on: 10-04-14 17:28
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  • Multi-Store Model of memory
    • Devised by Atkinson and Shiffrin in 1968
    • Short Term Memory (STM)
      • Short Duration - 18-20 seconds without active rehearsal, up to 30 seconds with.
      • Active rehearsal (e.g. repetition of exam notes) can make information last longer.
      • Limited Capacity - there is a limit to the amount of information that can be stored in the STM (7 +/- 2)
    • Long Term Memory (LTM)
      • Unlimited Duration - memory can last in LTM for an infinite amount of time.
      • Unlimited capacity - no limit to amount of information that can be stored in the LTM
      • Information can be transferred from STM to LTM by active rehearsal.
  • Sensory Memory
    • Multi-Store Model of memory
      • Devised by Atkinson and Shiffrin in 1968
      • Short Term Memory (STM)
        • Short Duration - 18-20 seconds without active rehearsal, up to 30 seconds with.
        • Active rehearsal (e.g. repetition of exam notes) can make information last longer.
        • Limited Capacity - there is a limit to the amount of information that can be stored in the STM (7 +/- 2)
      • Long Term Memory (LTM)
        • Unlimited Duration - memory can last in LTM for an infinite amount of time.
        • Unlimited capacity - no limit to amount of information that can be stored in the LTM
        • Information can be transferred from STM to LTM by active rehearsal.
    • Recognizes and registers environmental stimuli
    • Short duration (less than 18 seconds)

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