Key studies of Memory

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Found that short term memory is encoded acoustically
Conrad
1 of 17
Found that long term memory is encoded semantically
Baddeley
2 of 17
Found that short term memory has a capacity of 7 +/- 2
Simon
3 of 17
Found that the duration of short term memory is between 15 and 30 seconds
Peterson and Peterson
4 of 17
Found that the duration of long term memory can be up to a lifetime
Bahrick
5 of 17
Suggested the idea of the serial position effect
Murdoch
6 of 17
A case study in which he was unable to make new LTM due to brain damage
Clive Wearing
7 of 17
A case study in which he was able to recall LTM perfectly but his STM was damaged
KF
8 of 17
Found that it is difficult to perform two tasks of the same kind at the same time (two visual tasks for example)
Baddeley
9 of 17
Brain scans showed that different parts of the brain were active for different types of activities
Cohen
10 of 17
A case study where the removal of a tumour affected ability to make decisions but not the ability to reason
EVR
11 of 17
Found that recall is less accurate in the presence of a bloodied knife and more accurate with a greasy pen
Loftus
12 of 17
Found that recall of details about a film was more accurate if the film was non-violent, compared to a violent film
Loftus and Burns
13 of 17
Found that real witnesses who had been threatened had better recall than witnesses who hadn't
Christianson and Hubinette
14 of 17
Found that primary school children were less likely to identify the correct criminal compared to college students
Parker and Carranza
15 of 17
Found that people are more accurate when identifying someone of their own age
Anastasi and Rhodes
16 of 17
Found that the strength of the verb used impacted the average estimated speed of a vehicle in a car accident
Loftus and Palmer
17 of 17

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Found that long term memory is encoded semantically

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