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What's the difference between short term memory and working memory? and how does the process work?

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    $\begingroup$ The first question can be answered, but the second is vague and very broad. Can you explain more about what you want to know? $\endgroup$ – Josh de Leeuw Aug 18 '15 at 17:29
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    $\begingroup$ Related: cogsci.stackexchange.com/questions/9198/… $\endgroup$ – Arnon Weinberg Aug 18 '15 at 19:09
  • $\begingroup$ I just want to know how the basics works in an easy example for a better understanding For exapmle if I see an object for the very first time - it's in my iconical memory, from there it gets into my short term memory, if someone points it out, then by practice or rehearsal, chunking,.. it gets into the long term memory. I know that the working memory is kind of the pipeline between short term memory and long term memory but i am not entirely sure how it works? $\endgroup$ – Johanna Aug 18 '15 at 21:07