Organising Yourself

Your memory - Types of memory

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This diagram was informed by Baddeley and Hitch (1974) and Miller (1956). For a unitary hypothesis of memory see, for example, Cowan (2005).

Baddeley, A.D., & Hitch, G. (1974). Working memory . In G.H. Bower (Ed.), The psychology of learning and motivation: Advances in research and theory (Vol. 8, pp. 47--89). New York : Academic Press.

Cowan, N. (2005). Working memory capacity . New York , NY : Psychology Press

Miller, G. A. (1956). The magical number seven, plus or minus two: Some limits on our capacity for processing information. Psychological Review , 63, 81-97