Experiments into memory

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Who looked into the MSM?
Atkinson and Shiffrin
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What date did Atkinson and Shiffrin study the MSM?
1968 1971
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who did a study into the capacity of the STM?
Jacobs
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what was the date of the Jacobs study?
1887
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What did Jacobs do in his experiment?
Jacobs looked at the capacity of the STM. he gave he participant a number of digits/letters to recall and increase the amount each time.
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What did Jacobs find?
The mean span of digits was 9.3 and the mean for letters was 7.3
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Who did a study into the duration of the STM?
Peterson and Peterson
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What was the date of the P+P experiemt?
1959
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What did P+P do in their experiment?
14 undergraduate students. 8 trails. They were given a trigram to remember and a 3 digit number to count down from.
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What did P+P find in their experiment?
unless we repeat the information over and over again, the stm is very limited.
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Who did a study into the coding of the STM?
baddeley
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What was the date of baddeley's study
1966a,b
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What did baddeley do?
accousticaly similar/ disimilar semantically similar/disimilar. Show the words and asked to recall them in order straight afterwards
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What did Baddeley find?
He found that acousticaly similar words we harder to recall
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Who did a study into the duration of the LTM?
Bahrick et al
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What was the date of bahrick's study?
1975
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what did Bakrick do?
392 participants. 17-74. photo recognition and free recall test
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What did bahrick find?
people tested within 15 years were 90% accturate after 48 years it dropped to 70%
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