Coding, Capacity and Duration

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What is Short Term Memory?
This is measured in seconds and minutes, disappears unless rehearsed, has a short duration and limited capacity.
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What is Long Term Memory?
This lasts anywhere between 2 minutes and 100 years, unlimited capactiy and duration.
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What is Capacity?
This is known as encoding, refers to the way information is changed so it can be stored.
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What is Coding?
How much information can be held in the memory before it becomes ''full''.
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What is Duration?
How long information can remain in the memory.
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What is Long Term Memory?

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This lasts anywhere between 2 minutes and 100 years, unlimited capactiy and duration.

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What is Capacity?

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What is Coding?

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What is Duration?

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