Short Term Memory and Multi-Store Memory Model

Short Term Memory and Multi-Store Memory Model

I have compiled these notes as part of my AS Psychology course. The notes are a brief overview of Short Term Memory and the Multi-Store Model of Memory, and are part of the AQA Psychology A Specification.

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AS PSYCHOLOGY NOTES

The Multi-Store Model of Memory and Short Term Memory

Short Term Memory

Encoding

Baddeley researched with acoustically similar and dissimilar words and found that we learn
better acoustically with the dissimilar words.

Capacity

Jacob's discovered the span digit of 7 + - 2 pieces of information for…

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Evaluation of the Multi Store Model of Memory

Strengths

Influential Model; still used by psychologists today
Identifies the differences between the Short Term Memory and Long Term Memory
o K.F was involved in a motorbike accident ­ his Short Term Memory was
damaged however his Long Term Memory was not…

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