PSYCHOLOGY - MEMORY

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SENSORY - CODING

All sensory input (5 senses)

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SENSORY - CAPACITY

What you are attending to at that moment

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SENSORY - DURATION

Less than one second

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STM - CODING

Acoustic and visual

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STM - CAPACITY

7+-2

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STM - DURATION

Up to 18 seconds

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LTM - CODING

Semantic

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LTM - CAPACITY

No upper limit

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LTM - DURATION

Lifetime

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SENSORY MEMORY

Memory at that moment in time

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SHORT-TERM MEMORY (STM)

Memory for immediate events

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LONG-TERM MEMORY (LTM)

Memory for events that have happened in the past

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CODING/ENCODING

Way information is chnaged so that it can be stored in memory

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CAPACITY

Measure of how much can be held in the memory. Represented in terms of bits of information, eg. number of digits

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DURATION

Measure of how long a memory lasts before it is no longer avaliable

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