memory2 (1) - .. Long-Term Memory Relatively permanent...

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PRESENTING The  Atkinson-Shiffrin Model of Memory   It states that we have  3  memories:   Sensory Memory, Short-Term Memory,      and Long-Term Memory.
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These memories differ in  terms of  3 characteristics: Capacity: how many units of information can be held at one time . Duration of Storage: how long the information can be held. Reason for Forgetting: storage failure versus retrieval failure.
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Long-Term Memory Relatively permanent storage of  information Capacity: virtually unlimited. It contains 2 general kinds of information:
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Declarative Memory: Information you can describe Nondeclarative Memory: Information you cannot describe Semantic Memory: General information Episodic Memory: Personally experienced events Skilled actions Habits Long-Term Memory Contains.
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Unformatted text preview: .. Long-Term Memory Relatively permanent storage of information • Capacity: virtually unlimited. • Duration of Storage: up to a lifetime. • Reason for forgetting: retrieval failure (e.g., interference). Sensory Memory Temporary storage of information • Capacity: large; contains most details of sensory input. • Duration of Storage: visual: 1/10 second; auditory: 2 seconds. • Reason for forgetting: storage failure (e.g., decay). Short-Term Memory Brief storage of information currently being used • Capacity: 7 units, plus or minus 2. • Duration of Storage: less than 30 seconds without rehearsal. • Reason for forgetting: storage failure (e.g., decay, displacement)....
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