Capacity of STM

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Capacity of STM
Miller
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PPTS read a list of...
1 syallable letters or numbers to listen then repeat back immediatly in the same order
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Lists steadily increased in length..
untill it became impossible to recall serial order
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PPTS could only recall the list in correct order
50 % of the time
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50% of the time is defined as
PPTS immediate digit span
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Miller found that...
most people have a recal of 7+-2 items
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5-9 =
Miller's magic numer 7
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Miller recognised that...
chunking improved digit recall
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8 year olds recalled...
7 digits
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19 year olds recalled..
9 digits
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This suggests that...
people devise stratigies to improve their recall as they get older
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Capacity of STM
Baddeley
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Baddeley researched...
reading speed of PPTS measured when presented with 5 sets of words
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5 sets of words presented were...
pollysyllabic or 1 sylable and immediatly write in serial order
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Baddeley found that....
PPTS recall considerably more short than long
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Type of result found is a...
strong positive correlation between reading speed and memory span
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Baddeley's research design is a ..
repeated measures
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Immediate memory span represents the number of ...
items of whatever length that can be articulated in approx 2 seconds
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1 syallable letters or numbers to listen then repeat back immediatly in the same order

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PPTS read a list of...

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untill it became impossible to recall serial order

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50 % of the time

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PPTS immediate digit span

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