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GCE ­ AQA PSYCHOLOGY A ­ AS Award 1181
UNIT 1 ­ PSYA1 ­ 1 hour 30 minutes Cognitive Psychology, Developmental
Psychology and Research Methods
UNIT 1 - Contents
COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY ­ MEMORY
Models of Memory
1. Encoding, capacity and duration 03 2. The capacity of human memory 03 3.…

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Attachment in everyday life
1. The effects of day care on social development 21 2. The effects of day care on
cognitive development 22 - 23 3. The effects of day care on aggression and peer
relations 23 - 26 4. Implications of research into attachment and day care 26…

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COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY - MEMORY
Models of memory
· The multi-store model, including the concepts of encoding, capacity and duration.
Strengths and weaknesses of the model.
· The working memory model, including its strengths and weaknesses
1. ENCODING, CAPACITY and DURATION
Encoding refers to the form in which information can be…

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The main method of encoding information in STM is acoustic ­ by sound, but other
forms of encoding are also used. The main method in LTM is semantic.
Data stored in STM is vulnerable to loss, through either rapid decay of the memory
trace (20-30 seconds) or displacement by new…

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GCE ­ AQA PSYCHOLOGY A ­ AS Award 1181
UNIT 1 ­ PSYA1 ­ 1 hour 30 minutes Cognitive Psychology, Developmental
Psychology and Research Methods
UNIT 1 - Contents
COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY ­ MEMORY
Models of Memory
1. Encoding, capacity and duration 03 2. The capacity of human memory 03 3.…

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Attachment in everyday life
1. The effects of day care on social development 21 2. The effects of day care on
cognitive development 22 - 23 3. The effects of day care on aggression and peer
relations 23 - 26 4. Implications of research into attachment and day care 26…

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COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY - MEMORY
Models of memory
· The multi-store model, including the concepts of encoding, capacity and duration.
Strengths and weaknesses of the model.
· The working memory model, including its strengths and weaknesses
1. ENCODING, CAPACITY and DURATION
Encoding refers to the form in which information can be…

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The main method of encoding information in STM is acoustic ­ by sound, but other
forms of encoding are also used. The main method in LTM is semantic.
Data stored in STM is vulnerable to loss, through either rapid decay of the memory
trace (20-30 seconds) or displacement by new…

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