Components of memory (9&10)

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1. What are the three reasons for a separate WM?

  • Introspection, physiology & complex systems
  • No, one, cares
  • Recognition, physiology, introspection
  • Senses, separate is easier to understand, imagery
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2. What paradigm helps us investigate WM?

  • Sensory output, flashbacks and experience from others
  • Brown-Peterson
  • Harlow-Pavlov
  • Word on the street

3. How long were p's asked to recall trigram and what did results show?

  • 3,6,9,12,15,18. Longer delay = less recall; 3 secs = 80% recall
  • 3 and 18 secs. Short delay = less recall.
  • Too long and they all died
  • 3,6,9 secs. Long delay = more recall.

4. What was the traditional view of memory?

  • Aristotle-50s: single faculty of mind
  • Darwin-60s: two routes of memory
  • Patient HM: no memory whatsoever m8
  • Einstein-70s: memory cannot be viewed

5. How do we know that WM is different from LTM?

  • Word on the street
  • We don't, its all lies
  • Experiments on normal people, effects of brain damage and introspection
  • Sensory output, flashbacks and experience from others


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