Used to refer to total amount of space available to store information. How long info can be retained in a storage unit. 1: memory span: measure of the amount of information that can be held in the short-term (cid:206) development of short-term store store (# of rapidly presented and unrelated items that can be recalled in exact order) Retrieval: class of strategies aimed at getting information out of the long-term store. Free recall: recollection that is not prompted by specific cues or prompts. Cued recall: recollection that is prompted by a cue associated with the setting in which the recalled even originally occurred (cid:198) metamemory and memory performance: Older children know more in general, and their greater knowledge base improves their ability too learn and remember (cid:198) culture and memory strategies: Older children use more effective memory strategies for encoding, storing and.