Research into multi store model and criticisms

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Glanzer and Curitz (1966)

  • Aim: Investigating evidence for seperate memory stores.
  • Procedure: -Participants were shown a list of words. 
    -They were then asked to recall the words in any order.
    -Participants were divided into two groups.
    -One group recalled the words immediateley.
    -One group counted backwards and then recalled their words. 
  • Findings: -The immediate recall group remembered the first and last words best.
    -The delayed recall group remembered the first words best. 
  • Conclusion:  Findings support the concept of separte memory stores by showing that delayed recall interfered with STM


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