Memory Types Part 2 AQA A

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  • Created on: 06-05-16 20:57

1. What is a weakness of the WMM?

  • Explains how mental maths' processing and calculating at the same time is possible
  • Baddeley et al's word length effect and pointer with F study
  • Hard to falsify as may discrepancies can be explained away
  • It has been very influential
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2. What is a strength of the WMM?

  • Baddeley et al's word length effect and pointer with F study
  • Articulatory control suppression makes us feel slugish
  • Richardson finds it hard to falsify, hard to test it's validity
  • Not much is known about the most important of the components

3. Which of these is in the Phonological Loop?

  • Visuo-spatial scratchpad
  • Articulatory Control System
  • Episodic Buffer
  • Sensory memory

4. Which of these is the best method of mnemonics?

  • Peg-word method
  • Method of Loci
  • Abreviattions
  • Sentences that mean words

5. What is some evidence for the WMM?

  • Bahrick et al : Yearbook photos
  • Robins et al: memorizing chess while generating random letters or saying 'the' in time with a metronome.
  • Glanzer and Kunitz : Ps immediate recall or delayed recall
  • Richardson finds it hard to falsify, hard to test it's validity

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