MULTI-STORE MODEL OF MEMORY

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MULTI-STORE MODEL OF MEMORY

Memory is a multi-store process and not a single unit storage system, these stores are different in terms of capacity, duration and the way they are encoded. The multiple stores are:

1. SENSORY MEMORY - holds sensory information, passed on to the STM if we pay attention to it.

Capacity = No limit

Duration = Fraction of a second

Encoded = Sensory 


2. SHORT TERM MEMORY - holds a small

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