Human Memory

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  • Created on: 21-12-10 12:29

Multi store model

by Atkinson and Shffrin


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Multi store model

Sensory store

Duration: spilt second (unless worthy of further processing)


Duration: limited-18 seconds (Peterson and Peterson)

Capacity: limited- 7+ or - 2 items (Millier)

Coding:Acoustic (Baddley)



Capacity: unlimited (up to a lifetime)

Coding: semantic (Baddley)

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Working memory model

by Baddeley and Hitch

( later in 2000 Baddeley added the episodic buffer because he realised that the model needed a general store.


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I loved the evaluation bt of the multi store would of been good if youd done some writing about baddelys

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