Short term memory DURATION. A01 and A02

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STM (Short term memory)

Definitions: DURATION: How long a memoy lasts before it is no longer available.

                              CAPACITY: How maximum amount each memory store is able to                                                          hold without it being displaced.

Short term memory:   Has the duration of only a few seconds

                               A capacity of only a few items- around 7 


A case study for duration was conducted by PETERSON, PETERSON(1959)



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