STORAGE CAPACITY By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 the amount of information a memory can retain. Short term memory has a limited capacity and long term memory has a possibly unlimited capacity. Storage capacity for memory may differ. STORAGE CAPACITY: "Storage capacity for memory can differ." Related Psychology Terms MEMORY STORAGE AUDITORY MEMORY CAPACITY SECONDARY MEMORY (SM) SHORT-TERM MEMORY (STM) REMEMBERING SEVEN PLUS OR MINUS TWO SENSORY MEMORY PRIMARY MEMORY (PM) WORKING MEMORY INDEX Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "STORAGE CAPACITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/storage-capacity/ (accessed April 23, 2021).