Memory. Year 12 Psychology Unit 3 Area of Study 2 (Chapter 6 , Page 286). Memory. Activity: 6.2. Storage & retrieval of information acquired through learning: Internal record/representation of prior events/experiences. A collection of complex interconnected systems:
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Year 12 Psychology Unit 3
Area of Study 2
(Chapter 6, Page 286)
Internal stimulus (thoughts)
reading a story & ignored the numbers they heard being spoken.
consciously thinking about at any one moment.
Working memory has 3 sub-systems:
Pages 318 & 319
If sensory info not attended to, its ‘memory trace’ (neural imprint) decays.Rehearsal is needed to maintain information in short-term store.Info may bypass short-term store & transfer directly to long-term store. BUT model did not explain how this occurred.Considered possibility that there may be different sensory registers for different types of information (visual; auditory).