Short-term memory

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  • Short-term memory
    • Encoding
      • Acoustically encoded
        • Process of repeating information to yourself.
      • (Putting sensory information into a form that can be stored in the memory)
    • Capacity
      • STM holds seven plus or minus two items.
        • (Miller's magic number)
      • (How much information can be stored at any one time)
    • Duration
      • Duration for STM is 18 seconds.
      • (How long information can be held)


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