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?

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

3. What is a strength of the WMM?

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

4. As a student, what should you NOT do?

  • Make your studies more exciting through mnemonics
  • Space your studies
  • Learn all the material the night before
  • Learn in an environment similar to your exam environment

5. Who designed the Working Memory Model?

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


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