The Multistore Model of Memory by Atkinson and Shiffrin

The multistore model of memory was proposed by Atkinson and Shiffrin (1968) They proposed that memory consisted of three stores: a sensory register, short-term memory and long-term memory. Information enters into the sensory register, and if attended to will become a short-term memory, then, through rehearsal, it will become a long-term memory. This long-term memory … Read more

How to start with Mindfulness Meditation

Maintaining every perception of a situation like bodily sensations, thought, fondness and surrounding ambience is nothing but Mindfulness. Mindfulness involves acceptance of bodily sensations, fondness; means that attention is paid irrespective of judging them or believing them. Mindfulness is an uncomplicated word. It simply suggests that the mind is fully concentrating to what is happening … Read more

Mindfulness in Video Games

Mindfulness and Video Games Video games have been a part of my life since I was young. Some of my fondest memories from my childhood are of my dad and I spending time together as I forced him to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time for me for what had to have been … Read more

The Random Access Memory

RAM (random access memory) is the memory that the computer can use ‘randomly’, this is the memory that is kept available for programs to use – the memory available is measured in gigabytes (GB) and speed is measured in megahertz. This means the more RAM a computer has, the faster it will operate and will … Read more

Flashbulb Memory: An Analysis

On December 23, 1972, one of the most memorable games in the history of the National Football League took place at Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Pittsburgh Steelers were playing the Oakland Raiders in the AFC Championship Game. The score was 7-6 in favor of the Raiders; then something extraordinary happened. Steeler quarterback … Read more

Adaptive memory

Memory is one of the intriguing topics to study in cognitive psychology; it is something we rely on for our daily activities i.e. we use memory remember/recollect information relevant to our day to day activities. Whereas there are traditional approaches to study memory by conducting researches on the framework of levels of processing model and … Read more

Memory Improvement Essay

Memory is defined as the accuracy and ease with which a person can retain and recall past experiences (Webster`s Dictionary, pg. 611). It is often thought of as a capacity, such as a cup, that could be full or empty. A more common comparison is one to a computer. Some minds, like computers, can have … Read more