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
  • Hard to falsify as may discrepancies can be explained away
  • It has been very influential
  • Baddeley et al's word length effect and pointer with F study
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2. Which of these is the best method of mnemonics?

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

3. Who came up with the multi-store memory model?

  • Peterson and peterson
  • Atkinson and Shiffrin
  • Money and Erhard
  • Baddeley and Hitch

4. Weaknesses of the multi-store model?

  • Doesn't explain why revision is impossible
  • Rote rehearsal is not the only way of remembering things
  • Explains why we can remember the most recent and last of a list
  • Explains why people with brain damage can remember past evens while not laying down new memories

5. What is some evidence for the WMM?

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


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