Memory- psychology-UNIT 1

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1. Two evaluations about Murdock's study investigating the multi-store explaination of memory are...

  • It was ethical as it had no potential harm, and it was a lab experiment therefore it had a high level of control.
  • It had a small sample size therefore was a good representation of the general population.
  • The extraneous variables weren't controlled easily as it was a lab experiment meaning results were sometimes effected and made incorrect.
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2. Which psychologists put forward the idea of the multi-store model of memory?

  • Atkinson and Shiffrin
  • Peterson and Peterson
  • Murdock

3. What are the three basic processes in memory?

  • multi store memory
  • Encoding, Storage and Retrieval
  • Sensory, short term and long term

4. What are the levels of processing?

  • Short term and long term
  • Structural, phonetic and semantic
  • Deep and shallow

5. The meaning of retrieval in psychology is?

  • Getting information back from storage
  • Changing information into new information
  • Holding information in the short term memory


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