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 rehearsal was necessary to hold information in the short term memory.
  • To provide support for the multi-store explaination of memory
  • To see if the level at which information is processed has an effect on a person's memory
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2. Who did the study on levels of processing?

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

3. What are the three basic processes in memory?

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

4. What do we call knowledge we already know?

  • Stereotypes
  • Schemas
  • Building blocks

5. 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

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