WHAT IS SHORT TERM MEMORY?
SHORT TERM MEMORY - your memory for events that have happened in the present or immediate past.
WHAT IS LONG TERM MEMORY?
LONG TERM MEMORY - memory for events that have happened in the past, anywhere from two minutes ago to more than one hundred years ago.
WHAT IS CAPACITY?
CAPACITY - a measure of the amount that can be held in memory
WHAT IS DURATION?
DURATION - A measure of how long a memory lasts before it is no longer available (forgotten)
WHAT IS ENCODING?
ENCODING - the way information is changed so that it can be stored in memory
WHAT IS THE MULTI - STORE MODEL?
THE MULTI STORE MODEL - An explanation of how memory processes work based on the idea that there are THREE SEPARATE STORES.
WHAT IS EYEWITNESS TESTIMONY?
EYEWITNESS TESTIMONY - the evidence proved in court by a person who witnessed a crime.
WHAT IS RECONSTRUCTIVE MEMORY?
RECONSTRUCTIVE MEMORY - there are gaps in stored memory and the brain will try to "fill" these gaps by our expectations and beliefs (SCHEMA)