Craik and Tulvig

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When was Craik and Tulvig's study written?
1975
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what was the aim of the study?
to test LoP theory
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how many questions were there?
30
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what cam at the end of the questions?
an additional sum
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what did the Ptps have to do at the end of the study?
Ptps had to write down as many words that they could remember
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what types of questions were asked?
structural, phonemic, semantic
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describe the results.
15% of the structural words asked were remembered, 35% of phonemic, and 70% of semantic.
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describe the conclusion.
semantic words are most easily remembered because they require the most thought.
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evaluate the strengths.
-equal numbers of question type. -the test was a surprise, so increased validity which ensured storage is a by-product of processing.
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evaluate the weaknesses.
-lacked mundane realism and ecological validity as the findings can't generalise to real life settings. -Ptps could have processed questions in different ways to what was intended, so reduced validity.
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