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Contents
Models of memory
Theories of forgetting
Comparing theories
Studies in detail
Comparing studies
Key Issue
Methodology
Evidence of Practice…read more

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Key assumptions
Behaviour can be explained by adopting an
information-processing approach: Info is
received, encoded, stored then retrieved.
The human brain and mind operate like a
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Models of Memory
Levels of processing ­ Craik and
Lockhart
Multi-store model ­ Atkinson and
Shiffrin
Comparison…read more

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Levels of processing
Craik and Lockhart 1972
Rehearsal
Information processor
Processing
Strengths
Weaknesses…read more

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Rehearsal
Maintenance rehearsal: rehearsing in order to
preserve the information for a short period of
time.
Elaborative rehearsal: deeper consideration of
information and it's more likely to result in a
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MrsMacLean

A very useful (PowerPoint) summary of Cognitive Psychology which covers all Edexcel material for the topic.

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