Indicate how long each of the three stages of memory holds information, and indicate its capacity…

Indicate how long each of the three stages of memory holds information, and indicate its capacity. Stage: a. sensory memory b. short-term (or working) memory c. long-term memory Duration: i. one week ii. a fraction of a second iii. about one day iv. between 20 and 30 seconds v. potentially as long as a person lives vi. until middle age Capacity: i. 20 chunks, plus or minus 10 ii. four to nine chunks iii. much of the visual world iv. almost limitless v. about 100,000 pieces of information vi. equal to the number of neurons in the brain

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