Do you tend to forget what happened when high? If the answer is yes, then that makes two of us.
As reported by Health Canada, short-term memory loss—including “impaired ability to remember, concentrate, pay attention and react quickly—have been shown to be some of the effects of cannabis use.
Although cannabis is proven to influence and increase creativity, when it comes to making and retaining new memories, things may not be so peachy.
Different types of memory
According to the Atkinson–Shiffrin model, there are three types of memory:
- Sensory memory;
- Short-term memory;
- Long-term memory.
Sensory memory is the shortest type of remembrance.
It lasts for about 3 seconds, briefly holding the information obtained from the senses.
These are the memories relating to one hearing or seeing–for instance, when looking at an object briefly, and then trying to recall what it looked like.
Short-term memory lasts anywhere from 18 to 30 seconds and its function is to process sensory memory and retain information on everything a person is paying attention to at the moment.
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