Talk:Iconic memory

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So what is it actually? This was unclear to me, when it should really be explained in the first paragraph. Sure, a type of short term memory, but what are its characteristics, and what is it responsible for? 70.162.56.135 (talk) 07:57, 8 April 2009 (UTC)

You're quite right, it isn't really defined until the next-to-last paragraph of the Sperling experiments section. Looie496 (talk) 16:10, 8 April 2009 (UTC)