Compare And Contrast Atkinson And Shiffrin

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Atkinson and Shiffrin proposed that control processes determines which information (stimuli) would be retained and rehearsed. They identified rehearsal as the process by which sensory memory retains information for STM, which then encodes the stimuli for encoding by LTM. (Atkinson & Shiffrin, 1968). Atkinson and Shiffrin model of memory led Alan Badderly and Graham Hitch to research the interactions of memory and in 1974 introduce the concept of working memory. Badderly and Hitch theorizes that STM’s role is to temporarily store information; but, while working memory is where the information is organized and controlled. Experiments conducted by these researchers found that working memory contains a phonological loop that holds verbal and auditory
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