Multi Store Model of Memory Saul McLeod, published 2007 The multistore model of memory (also known as the modal model) was proposed by Atkinson and Shiffrin (1968) and is a structural model. How can the answer be improved? The multistore model of memory was the idea of Atkinson and Shiffrin.
Atkinson and Shiffrin suggested that memory was compromised of three separate stores the Sensory Memory store, the Shortterm Memory (STM) store, and the Longterm Memory (LTM) store.
The multistore model of memory is an theoretical explanation of how memory processes work. It was the first extensively accepted model of how memory works, it is however not the definitive explanation of memory. The model was proposed by Further in this essay, a discussion in the case study of Clive Wearing, is going to explain how it supports the multistore model of memory.
Baddeley (1997) explains that Clive Wearing was not only highly educated but also a broadcaster who had great talent as contrast the multistore model of memory with the working memory model.
This essay will firstly briefly describe the theories and important facts about the original multistore model of memory (MSM) and the working memory model (WMM). Outline and evaluate the multistore model of memory (12 marks) There are three parts of the multistore model of memory; sensory memory, shortterm store and longterm store. The model was proposed by Atkinson and Shiffrin in 1968. Multi store model of memory The idea of a multi store memory was discovered by Atkinson and Shiffrin in 1968 and argues that memory can be divided into three separate structures; (commonly referred to as stores) sensory memory, short term memory and long term memory.