PSYC 325 Chapter : psyc 325 - ch 3 definition -WM

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Neural structures and cognitive processes that maintain accessibility of information for short periods of time in active conscious state. Rehearse/repeat direction to keep it fresh in mind, phone numbers. Older term used to describe memory system that holds information for short period of time ,up to 15 seconds. Term no longer used because: associated with theory that"s no longer considered to be correct, now used in everyday speech in way different from its former use in psychology. Term used to mean short-term memory william james refer to wm. No longer used because current conceptions of wm postulate that it is both active area where we rehearse new information and are that holds information after it been retrieved from ltm neither primary or secondary to ltm. How animal memory system compare to human and each other. Animal memory research working memory = memory of most recent trial (different usage) regardless of time course of that memory.

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