Memory- psychology-UNIT 1

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1. What was the aim of Peterson and Peterson study investigating the multi-store explanation of memory?

  • To see if the level at which information is processed has an effect on a person's memory
  • To see if rehearsal was necessary to hold information in the short term memory.
  • To provide support for the multi-store explaination of memory
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2. Which psychologists put forward the idea of the multi-store model of memory?

  • Murdock
  • Atkinson and Shiffrin
  • Peterson and Peterson

3. A practical application of reconstructive memory is....

  • It explains why two people might remember the same event but completely differently
  • It doesn't explain why two people may have been at the same event but remembered it completely differently

4. What are the levels of processing?

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

5. Who did the study on levels of processing?

  • Craik and Tulving
  • Underwood and Postman
  • Peterson and Peterson
  • Bartlett


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