Monday, May 19, 2008

Short and long term memory

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The Brain: A beginner’s guide
Ammar Al-Chalabi, Martin R. Turner, and R. Shane Delamont
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Know your memory

The simplest division of memory is into short and long term, write Ammar Al-Chalabi, Martin R. Turner, and R. Shane Delamont in ‘The Brain: A beginner’s guide’. The authors also speak of a third type, the sensory memory, where all information received by the senses is stored before being passed to the conscious mind and stored in short-term memory.

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