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

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  • Created on: 03-05-16 18:26

1. What study supports the duration of LTM?

  • Peterson and Peterson :Consonant Trigrams
  • Miller : Strings of numbers
  • Bahrick et al : Yearbook photos
  • Baddeley: Acoustically Similar and dissimilar words
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2. How is information lost and stored ,respectively, in STM?

  • Rehearsal, Interference
  • Rehearsal, Retrieval failure
  • Displacement, Recoding
  • Displacement, Rehearsal

3. What are the factors affecting the duration of STM

  • LTM, Reading aloud, Rhythmic grouping, Pronunciation time
  • Maintenance rehearsal , Intention to recall, Amount of information
  • Sensory memory, Muscle Reactions, Listening Time
  • Semantically similar info, Similar pictures, Dissimilar words

4. What is a weakness of the WMM?

  • Hard to falsify as may discrepancies can be explained away
  • Explains how mental maths' processing and calculating at the same time is possible

5. What is the study supporting encoding in STM?

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

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