3-Stage Model of Memory
1) sensory memory (registers)
2) short-term (working) memory
3) long-term memory
Sensory Memory (SM)
set of sensory registers, one for each of our senses, serve as holding places for incoming sensory info. untill it can be attended to, interprted, and encoded into short-term memory
visual sensory register that holds an exact copy of the incoming visual input but only for a brief period of time, less then one second
Temporal Integration Procedure
experimental procedure in which two meaningless visual patterns that produce a meaningful pattern if integrated are presented sequentially with the time delay b/w their presentations varied
Sperlings Full-Report Procedure
an experimental procedure in which, following the brief presentation of a matrix of unrelated consonants, the participant has to attempt to recall the letters in the matrix
Sperlings Partial-Report Procedure
An experimental procedure in which following the brief presentation of of a matrix of unrelated consonants, the participant is given an auditory cue about which row of the matrix to recall
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