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

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1. How is information lost and stored ,respectively, in LTM?

  • Rehearsal, Interference/ retrieval failure
  • Displacement, Recoding
  • Rehearsal, Interference
  • Displacement, Rehearsal
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2. What is case study is support for the multi-store model ?

  • H.M severe brain damage, can't remember new things but can remember past events
  • Czech twins who learnt to communicate with only themselves as a guide
  • Batista boys who's hormones only start late in life
  • Genie who couldn't talk even though she was old enough

3. What are the factors affecting the duration of STM

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

4. How is information lost in sensory memory?

  • Decay (Lack of attention)
  • Black out (lack of care)
  • Retrieval failure (failure of neuron pathways)
  • Displacement (failed organizing system)

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

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


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