Long term memory

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  • Created on: 30-04-14 18:10

Long term memory
Duration:
How long does a memory last?
BAHRICK ET AL
Method:
-LTM in a natural setting
-392 asked to list names of ex classmates(free call test) then shown photos (photo recognition test) or given names to match photo
Results:
-within 15 years, ppts could remember 90% of names and faces, 60% accurate on free call
-after 30 years, free call dropped to 30%

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