short-term memory | definition

(also, working memory) holds about seven bits of information before it is forgotten or stored, as well as information that has been retrieved and is being used


Source:

Spielman, R. M., Jenkins, W. J., & Lovett, M. D. (2020). Psychology 2e. Houston, Texas: OpenStax. Access for free at https://openstax.org/details/books/psychology-2e

Advertisements
Advertisements