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Psychology

Memory

TermDefinition
Sensory Memory This is the information at the senses- info collected by your eyes, ears, nose, and so on.
Short Term Memory (STM) Your memory for immediate events. STM last for a very short time and disappears unless it is rehearsed. The STM has limited capacity and duration.
Long Term Memory (LTM) Your memory for events that have happened in the past. This can last for 2 minutes to 100 years. It is potentially unlimited duration and capacity.
Memory The process by which we retain info about events that have happened in the past
Duration A measure of how long a memory lasts before it is no longer available.
Capacity A measure of amount that cou
Created by: clindsay97