Short-term and long-term memory

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The way information goes in
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Capacity
How much information can be stored
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Duration
How long information can be stored
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Sensory Memory
Duration: ¼ to ½ second, Capacity: all sensory experience, Encoding: sense specific
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Short Term Memory
Duration: 0-18 seconds, Capacity: 7 +/- 2 items, Encoding: mainly auditory
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Long Term Memory
Duration:Unlimited, Capacity:Unlimited, Encoding:Mainly Semantic (but can be visual and auditory)
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Duration: ¼ to ½ second, Capacity: all sensory experience, Encoding: sense specific

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Duration: 0-18 seconds, Capacity: 7 +/- 2 items, Encoding: mainly auditory

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