Congnitve Memory Unit 1

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  • The Multi-Store Model of Memory
    • Short-Term Memory
      • Long-Term Memory
        • Encoding- is by 'meaning' (semantic coding) errors we mke, mixing up meaningfuly similar things like barn and hut. but not barn or born
        • Capacity- the size of LTM id unlimited. people manage to recall alot more than they think they can.
        • Duration- potentially a lifetime (permenant store)
      • Sensory Memory
        • Iconic Store- The visual part od sensory memory. Lasts for 1/2 second before info is decayed
        • Echoic Store- the auditory part of sensory memory. several seconds before info is lost


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