Memory MSM (Atkinson & Shiffrin)

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Sensory register: duration
0.25 seconds
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Sensory register: capacity
Unlimited
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Sensory register: coding
sense specific
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STM: duration
18-30 sec max
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STM: capacity
7 +/- 2
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STM: coding
Acoustic
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LTM: duration
up to a lifetime
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LTM: capacity
unlimited
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LTM: coding
semantic
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Strength of model
HM case study: problems w/ LTM but STM still in tact
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Limitation of model
Suggests rehearsel is essential when people can still have something in their LTM without rehearsal e.g swimming
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Limitation of model
Model is oversimplified: suggests both STM and LTM each operate in single uniform fashion. We k now this isn't the case now
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