Loftus and Palmer

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  • Loftus and Palmer
    • memory
      • sensory input >stored in STM and LTM > behaviour
      • rehearsal loop allows info to be maintained in STM for longer periods
    • experiment one
      • 45 students / 5 groups
        • 32-41 mph
  • to investigate whether phrasing of a question can influence judgement of speed
    • aim
      • Loftus and Palmer
        • memory
          • sensory input >stored in STM and LTM > behaviour
          • rehearsal loop allows info to be maintained in STM for longer periods
        • experiment one
          • 45 students / 5 groups
            • 32-41 mph
      • IV = verb used smashed/collided/bumped/hit/contacted
  • DV =estimate of speed
    • aim
      • IV = verb used smashed/collided/bumped/hit/contacted
  • DV = estimate of speed/recollection of glass
    • IV = verb used   smashed/hit
  • laboratory experiment
    • DV = estimate of speed/recollection of glass
      • IV = verb used   smashed/hit
  • evaluation
    • unrepresentative sample
      • leading questions influence memory
        • quantative data
          • controlled situation

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