Slides in this set
Atskinson and shiffrins
Multistore model of
Sensory Short term Long term
memory memory memory
Decay Decay displacement
retrieval failure…read more
Evaluation of the MSM
Influential model paving the way for
subsequent models such as the working model
of memory, which has lead to greater
understanding of how our memory works.
Supporting evidence for separate stores the
case of Clive Wearing, who was brain damaged
and severely impaired his short term memory
but his long term memory is not impacted.
HOWEVER it is too simplistic it is very
simplified assuming that short term memory
and a single log term memory when we know it
is much more complex than this.…read more
What each component does.
Episodic buffer : Temporary store for CE, was
added in 2000, general store,limited capaity
Phonological loop : `inner voice', Slave system
for CE, Limited capacity
Phonological store : Words
Articulatory process : rehearsal process (audio)
Visuo spatial sketch pad : specialised for storing
and processing in visual or spacial form (E.g.
when counting the windows on your house.)
Central executive : key component, limited
capacity can only cope with one strand of
information, allocates data to sub/slave