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Short-term and long-term memory

Memory - the ability to keep things in ones mind and recall them at will

short term memory - your memories the present for immediate past usually measured in seconds or minutes

long-term memory - your memory events that happened in the past they can last from two minutes talking with years

there are three ways to distinguish between long-term and short-term memory

capacity how much data can be held within a memory store

duration how long a memory lasts until it is no longer available

Coding where information is changed to be stored in your memory ie Visual acoustic

Short-term memory has a limited capacity, long-term memory has an unlimited capacity

Models of memory

The model is an analogy or representation off now memory works, describing memory in terms…


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