Question 6 - evaluate two models of memory
multistore model of memory - Atkinson and Shiffrin 1968. they proposed that memory is divided into three kind of stores - sensory memory, short term memory and long term memory.
information exists for a very short period of time. Rehearsal makes memory better. The main evidence of of sensory memory was Sperling in 1960.
Short term memory
information that has been attended to in sensory memory is passed to short term memory. It is a system to store info for a short period of time. it is seen as a temporary storage depot for incoming information. STM is a store of limited duration and capacity, so…