Dr. Nelson Cowan | Working-Memory Laboratory, University of Missouri
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Memory is a process of encoding, storing and retrieving knowledge and is classified by two aspects; the type of information and temporal direction. Learning on the other hand is a change in behaviour resulting from acquiring knowledge. Short term and long term memory involve different neural system. The ability to store information depends on short term.
Please join StudyMode to read the full document. Introduction The mechanism of human memory recall is neither a parallel nor a sequential retrieval of previously learned events. Instead, it is a complex system that has elements of both sequential and parallel modalities, engaging all of the sensory faculties of the individual. On an everyday level, issues about memory and recall affect everyone.