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Short-Term Memory

Short-term memory can keep information for somewhere on the order of 10 seconds up to 30 seconds, when the information is not being actively rehearsed.
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Zettelkasten, April 11, 2021
## Notes - Short-term memory can keep information for somewhere on the order of 10 seconds up to 30 seconds, when the information is not being actively rehearsed. - It has a limited capacity: we can remember $7 \pm 2$ things before them vanish. - We can use the [chunking method](/zettel/chunking-and-memory) to remember more things. - If you want to remember a information beyond a few seconds, it may get stored in your [long-term memory](/zettel/long-term-memory). - It mostly encode memory acoustically, but also retain visuospatial images. ## References - [David Handel, MD. Slow-Reading is the New Deep Learning](https://betterhumans.pub/slow-reading-is-the-new-deep-learning-452f179c0289) - [wikia.org. Atkinson-Shiffrin memory model](https://psychology.wikia.org/wiki/Atkinson-Shiffrin_memory_model) ## Backlinks - [Fight or Flight](/zettel/fight-or-flight) - [Atkinson-Shiffrin Memory Model](/zettel/atkinson-shiffrin-memory-model) - [Chunking and Memory](/zettel/chunking-and-memory)
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