Memory

Revision notes on memory for AS Physical Education, Skill Aquisition module.

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Memory
Short Term sensory store ­ 1 Second ­ Very large capacity
Short Term Memory ­ Up to 30 seconds
Long Term Memory ­ Forever through revision
Short term sensory store
Memory held for a very short period of time, high capacity, important information is
attended to, useless information is rid of
Short term memory
Referred to as working memory. Information is compared to previously learned
information, stored for up to 30 seconds if not rehearsed or repeated it has limited
capacity.
Long term memory
Stores information that has been well learned and practiced. Very large or infinite
capacity.

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