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Is the theory that by rehearsing and repeating individual items, they will remain fresh in your short-term memory which will then move into the long-term memory stores as implied by the Working Memory Model.

MAINTENANCE REHEARSAL: "By rehearsing an action or skills such as playing an instrument repeatedly, the individual can only improve, this is the understanding of the maintenance rehearsal concept."

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