Memory and concentration are directly related . Many memory complaints have nothing to do with the actual ability to remember things but come from a failure to focus on the task at hand.
Working memory – short term memory
Long term memory
Receptive memory – recognizes physical features of a given stimulus to be able to recognize it at a later time. - receptive processing difficulties – will not recognize visual or auditory stimuli shapes and sounds associated with alphabet or a number system.
Sequential memory -remember in their order of presentation reading letters appear in a specific sequence, poor auditory sequential memory will have difficulties with syllables
Rote – learn as a habit pattern
Working memory – need to retain ideas and thoughts when writing a letter, follow instructions or remarks made by a teacher for example .
Long term- If you have weak long term memory each new situation will be regarded as a new one .