1a) Retrograde amnesia - Forgetting events that occurred before the brain damage or the disease that caused the amnesia (Long term memory loss)
b) Anterograde amnesia - Forgetting events after the brain damage or the disease that caused the amnesia (Short term memory loss)
2a) Context-dependent memory
b) Background music
c) The aim of this study was to find out how environmental cues affect the ability to recall information. 18 participants were recruited from a university diving club in Scotland. There were 13 male and 5 female participants and all participants used their own SCUBA equipment. The study was carried out over 4 days.
During the course of the diving holiday each participant undertook one condition per day.
1. Learn on land and recall on land (dry/dry)
2. Learn under water and recall…