The Multi-Store Model Cognitive Psychology Describe and Evaluate

Everything you need to know about the Multi-Store model according to the edexcel exam board at AS level.

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  • Multi-Store Model Describe and Evaluate
    • Evaulate
      • Strengths
        • Explains
          • Primacy and Recency effects
        • Application
          • Develop understanding of memory and treat memory loss (CW)
        • Supporting Studies
          • Clive Wearing
            • Unable to form new memories when STM was damaged
      • Weaknesses
        • Doesn't explain
          • How memories are processed
          • Flashbulb memory
        • Other Theories
          • Working Memory Model
          • Levels of Processing
        • Criticisms of Supporting Studies
          • Case study is a unique situation
            • Clive Wearing
              • Unable to form new memories when STM was damaged
    • Describe
      • Sensory Register
        • No capacity
        • lasts for two seconds
        • Information in the style it is taken in (senses)
        • Attention
          • Short Term Memory
            • can hold 7 +/-2 items
            • information in audio or visual
            • lasts for 30 seconds
            • Repetition
              • Long Term Memory
                • Can last for years
                • Unlimited capacity
                • semantically encoded meaning
      • Short Term Memory
        • can hold 7 +/-2 items
        • information in audio or visual
        • lasts for 30 seconds
        • Repetition
          • Long Term Memory
            • Can last for years
            • Unlimited capacity
            • semantically encoded meaning

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