SHORT TERM MEMORY

SHORT TERM MEMORY - SHORTTERMMEMORY(STM):

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SHORT TERM MEMORY (STM): what we are thinking about or aware of at a certain moment (headache, what  someone just said) used to hold conversation, solve problem, remember to complete task Tasks of STM   1. to store briefly  2. to work on that info  Capacity of Short Term Memory   to study we shut out world golfer putting needs silence  only so much info at one time  STM can hold as much info as can be repeated in 1.5-2 seconds (5-10 bits of  info) 1. CXM (EASY)  2. MNKTY (EASY)  3. RPJHBZS (HARDER) 
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course PSY 2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '08 term at Broward College.

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