25_ShortTermMem - Chunking Expands STM Capacity What is...

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PsychSim 5: SHORT-TERM MEMORY Name: __________________________________________ Section: ________________________ Date: __________________________________________ In this activity you will learn about the common model of memory storage. Capacity of Short-Term Memory What is the “magical number” in terms of short-term memory (STM)? What does this mean?
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Unformatted text preview: Chunking Expands STM Capacity What is chunking? Give an everyday example of chunking. STM Format or Code Can the auditory code used in STM help explain why people have a slightly better memory for random lists of seven digits (09) than for random lists of seven letters (AZ)? 46 PsychSim 5: Short-Term Memory...
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