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Short-Term Memory (Working Memory)

Short-Term Memory (Working Memory)

  • Capacity: Limited, often cited as 7±2 units, though some studies suggest it may be as few as 4 units.
  • Function: Allows for the recall of recent events or information, lasting seconds to minutes.
  • Mechanism: Relies on the transient firing of a large number of neurons to store information temporarily.

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