Findings on STM

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What 3 case studies are used?
Baddeley, Peterson&Peterson, Jacobs
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What was Baddeley's task?
Asked partcipants to learn list of word pairs and recall immeditaely
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Baddeley's conclusion
Acoustically similar words harder to recall than acoustically dissimilar words
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Baddeley's results
Acoustically similar recall 55% correct, other conditions 75% correct
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What was Peterson and Peterson's task?
24 Uni students to recall consonant trigrams
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Peterson&Peterson's conclusion
Recall of information decreased as time lengthened
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Peterson&Peterson's results
90% of trigrams recalled after 3 secs, 60% after 6 secs, 2% after 18 secs
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Jacobs' conclusion
Participants able to recall more numbers than letters
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Jacobs' results
Average digit span for numbers 9.3, digit span for letters 7.3
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