Memory

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  • Created on: 23-03-15 09:16
What is capacity?
The amount of storage space available
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What is duration?
How long the information lasts; its lifespan
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What is encoding?
For information to be remembered it is encoded in different formats e.g. acoustic, semantically, visual
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Sensory Memory
Info comes through any sense, stored for less than a second, transferred to STM if attention is paid to it
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Short Term Memory
Duration - up to 30 seconds. Capacity - 7 +/- 2. Encoding - acoustic.
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What is duration?

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How long the information lasts; its lifespan

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What is encoding?

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Sensory Memory

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Card 5

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Short Term Memory

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