AQA Psychology UNIT 1

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TOPIC 1: Models of Memory

MULTI-STORE MODEL (ATKINSON AND SHRIFFIN 1968)


key features of the multi-store model of memory -

  • capacity and duration limitations at each stage
  • transfer of information between stages may require re-coding
  • external stimuli from the enviornment first enters sensory memory, there they can be registered for brief periods of time before decaying.

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