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Information processing in short-term memory tasks

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This thesis is about the nature of a man's immediate memory for a short sequence of verbal items. Two components of immediate memory may be distinguished: an 'active' memory component, which is progressively destroyed within a few seconds if, subsequent to presentation of the sequence, the man is required to perform a distracting task which prevents rehearsal of the items, and a residual 'inactive' component which is more permanent. My concern is with behavioural evidence relating to the ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Psychological Studies
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Author
Publication date:
1973
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602329124
URN:
uuid:155db624-41c2-4a7b-8b4b-cabaef600c59
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td:602329124
Language:
English
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