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Which two ways is information coded in the Sensory Register?
Iconic memory (visual) and Echoic memory (acoustically)
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What is the capacity of the Sensory Register?
It's huge (Millions of receptors in the eye)
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What is the duration of the Sensory Register?
A very short time (Less than half a second)
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How is the short term memory coded?
Acoustically!
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Which experiment proved that short term memory is coded acoustically?
Baddeley (1966a,b)
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How is the Long term memory coded?
Semantically (same meaning)
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Which experiment proved that Long Term memory is coded semantically?
Baddeley (1966a,b)
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What is the capacity of the Short Term memory?
7 plus or minus 2
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What experiment proved that Short term memory is between 5-9?
Jacobs (1887)
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What is the capacity of the Long Term memory?
UNLIMITED!
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What is the Duration of the Short term memory?
around 18 seconds
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Which experiment proved that the duration of the STM was around 18 seconds
Peterson + Peterson (1959)
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What is the duration of the Long Term Memory?
A lifetime
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Which experiment proved that the duration of the LTM was a lifetime?
Bahrick (1976)
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