publication . Article . 2006

Memory – what is it and how it works?

Sanja Šešok;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2006 Journal: Zdravniški Vestnik, volume 75, issue 2 (issn: 1318-0347, eissn: 1581-0224, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Slovenian Medical Association
Abstract
<p><strong>Abstract:</strong> Memory system presents a basis for many cognitive functions and at the same time it itself depends on their normal function. The purpose of the article is to show how it works as an array of interacting systems, each capable of registring information, storing it, and making available by retrieval. In the case of the psychological study of memory, the most common model used for understanding memory functions is the time based model, which presume that memory can be divided into sensory memory, short-term or working memory and long-term memory. Memory is a process and the information processing approach to memory suggests that there a...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: Hardware_MEMORYSTRUCTURES
free text keywords: sensory memory, short-term memory, working memory, long-term memory, forgetting, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R
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