Godden & Baddeley

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What was the aim of the study?
To see whether the environment can act as a contextual cue for recall.
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How many participants were there?
18 - from local university diving club - 15 male 3 female
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Where did the experiment take place?
Scotland
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How many unrelated words did participants have to learn?
38
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How many syllables were the words?
2/3
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How many days did the experiment take place over?
4
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How many different conditions were there?
4
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How many times was each word list presented?
2
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Words were presented in blocks of what?
3
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How many seconds was the interval between each block?
4
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How many participants were dropped and replaced with participants who were tested at a different location?
2
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What was the average amoung of words recalled on dry land when learnt on dry land?
13.5
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What was the average amount of words recalled under water when learnt under water?
11.4
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What was the average amount of words recalled under water when learnt on dry land?
8.6
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What was the average amount of words recalled on dry land when learnt under wate?
8.4
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What does this study conclude?
That the environment can act as a contextual cue for recall
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