Encoding means holding information in the memory system.
Retrieval is recovering information from storage.
There are two stores in the multi-store model of memory.
Information must be stored before it can be encoded
The sensory information store holds information received from the senses for a very short period of time.
The short term store holds a vast amount of information for a very long period of time.
Peterson and Peterson investigation involved giving trigrams to participants
Peterson and Peterson's investigation included asking participants to learn lists of paired-words.
Peterson and Peterson's investigation includes asking participants to count backwards in 3s for the same length of time.
A practical application of the multi-store model is chunking information to remember registration plates.