Memory types and studies (Syllabus based) Part 1 AQA A

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1. What is evidence in support of the multi store model?

  • Genie, who couldn't talk even though she was old enough
  • Baddeley: Acoustically Similar and dissimilar words
  • Glanzer and Kunitz : Ps immediate recall or delayed recall
  • Robins et al:Chess players memorizing pieces while multi tasking
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2. What is a strength of the multi-store model?

  • Regency effects and explains brain damage
  • Working memory disagrees that STM is a limited capacity
  • Reductionist as it doesn't take into account how people memorize things, placing only emphasis on amount
  • Doesn't explain the processing of information, e.g turning words into sounds needs other memory joined

3. What are the factors affecting STM capacity?

  • Sensory memory, Muscle Reactions, Listening Time
  • LTM, Reading aloud, Rhythmic grouping, Pronunciation time
  • Love, Feelings, Current senses, Dreams
  • Semantically similar info, Similar pictures, Dissimilar words

4. What is the study that supports encoding in LTM?

  • Miller : Strings of numbers
  • Baddeley: Acoustically Similar and dissimilar words
  • Bahrick et al : Yearbook photos
  • Peterson and Peterson :Consonant Trigrams

5. What is the Study In support of Duration of STM?

  • Bahrick et al : Yearbook photos
  • Miller : Strings of numbers
  • Peterson and Peterson :Consonant Trigrams
  • Baddeley: Acoustically Similar and dissimilar words

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