Memory Types Part 2 AQA A

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  • Created on: 06-05-16 20:57

1. 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
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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. What are the components of the WMM?

  • Episodic Buffer, Phonological loop, Visio- spatial scratchpad, Central Executive, LTM
  • Visual store, Episodic store, Language store, LTM and Central executive
  • Switchboard, Mainframe and USB
  • Critical period, Sensory period,

4. 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

5. 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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