STM / LTM

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  • Created on: 20-01-19 21:31

Short Term Memory

Capacity= Miller's number 7+/-2
Duration= Peterson & Peterson found that the short term memory has a capacity of less than 18 seconds, by giving 24 individuals three letter sequences to recall most could remember them for 18 or less seconds.
Coding= Baddeley found that the STM was coded Acousticly (the sound of words).

Evaluation:
Capacity:
1) It seems that the size of the sequence you remember effects how many you can rememember. You will remember less longer words than you will learn short words.
2) Jacobs found that the capacity of the short term memory was also effected by your age, he found that…

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