Human Memory: A Proposed System and its Control Processes

  title={Human Memory: A Proposed System and its Control Processes},
  author={R. Atkinson and R. Shiffrin},
  booktitle={Psychology of Learning and Motivation},
  • R. Atkinson, R. Shiffrin
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    Psychology of Learning and…
  • Computer Science
  • Publisher Summary This chapter presents a general theoretical framework of human memory and describes the results of a number of experiments designed to test specific models that can be derived from the overall theory. This general theoretical framework categorizes the memory system along two major dimensions. The first categorization distinguishes permanent, structural features of the system from control processes that can be readily modified or reprogrammed at the will of the subject. The… CONTINUE READING
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