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1) Explain how the duration of STM
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2) Explain how studies of STM have been controlled. (4)

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3) Explain what research into STM has shown. (6)

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4a) Sally is a telephone…

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4b) Sally has noticed that even though she remembers landline numbers while she dials, by
the end of the call, she has forgotten them. Explain why this may be. (3)

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5) A…

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6) Explain how the duration of LTM has been researched by psychologists. (6)

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7) What is meant by the term encoding? (3)

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8) Explain how encoding has been investigated by psychologists (6)

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9) Outline what research into LTM has shown (4)

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10a) Outline the key features of the working memory model (6 marks)

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10b) Explain one strength of the working memory model (4 marks):
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10c) Describe and evaluate the working memory model (12 marks).

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11) Outline what research into the accuracy of EWT has shown. (4 marks)

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12) Suggest 2 reasons why the work of Loftus lacks validity. (4…

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13) A researcher wanted to investigate the effect of post-event information on EWT. She
arranged for a brown-haired male confederate with medium build to walk down the
corridor that a p was waiting for a `memory experiment' in and take a poster…

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13b) Which type of graph is this and why was it chosen?
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13c) Explain what the data shows (5).

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d) Write a suitable title on the bar chart and label the y axis.

e) Which experimental design was…

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