Memory - Multi-store model

a representation of how memory works in terms of three stores
Multi-store model
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the memory stores for each of our five senses, which as vision and hearing. its capacity is huge and information lasts less than half a second.
Sensory register
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this is what is known as a limited capacity store. its capacity is 5-9 items, it is coded acoustically and it lasts about 30 seconds
Short-term memory
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this is the potentially permanent memory store. it has a unlimited capacity, it is coded semantically and has the duration of a lifetime
Long-term memory
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this is a long-term memory store for personal events such as memories of childhood and people, places and objects
episodic memory
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a long-term memory store for our knowledge of the world. it includes facts, words and meanings
semantic memory
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a long-term memory store for our knowledge of how to do things. this includes memories of learnt skills like walking and riding a bike
procedural memory
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the memory stores for each of our five senses, which as vision and hearing. its capacity is huge and information lasts less than half a second.

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Sensory register

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this is what is known as a limited capacity store. its capacity is 5-9 items, it is coded acoustically and it lasts about 30 seconds

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Card 4

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this is the potentially permanent memory store. it has a unlimited capacity, it is coded semantically and has the duration of a lifetime

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Card 5

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this is a long-term memory store for personal events such as memories of childhood and people, places and objects

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