Memory key studies

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Who studied the duration of short term memory?
Brown Peterson
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Who studied the capacity of short term memory?
Miller
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Who studied how short term and long term memory is encoded?
Baddeley
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Who studied the duration of long term memory?
Bahrick et al
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Who provides evidence for there being an episodic and a semantic store in the long term memory?
HM and Clive Wearing
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Who provides evidence for there being a visual and an auditory store in the short term memory?
KF
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What research has been done into how schemas and stereotypes affect memory?
Brewer and Treyer's office experiment and Bartlett's war of the ghosts story
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Who researched the effects of leading questions on accuracy of eyewitness testimony?
Loftus and Palmer and Loftus and Zanni
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Who researched weapons focus?
Loftus et al
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Who concluded that those who had been threatened during an event were more likely to recall the event with more accuracy?
Christianson and Hubinette
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Who found that young children make worse eyewitnesses because they fail to pick out what is important information and what is not?
Poole and Lindsay
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What did Pozzulo and Lindsay find?
Children below the age of 5 are the most unreliable eyewitnesses. Children aged 5 and above are as reliable as adults. Children up to the age of 13 are more likely to make an identification in a lineup where the criminal is not present.
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Who found that children make worse eyewitnesses because their recall becomes less accurate over time?
Flin et al
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What did Gordon et al find?
Children are easily mislead by leading questions.
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Who found that the elderly make worse eyewitnesses because their recall becomes less accurate over time?
Memon et al
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What did Yarmey find?
Elderly people's memories are just as good as young people's memories, but they have less confidence in their memories.
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Who found that elderly people are easily mislead by leading questions?
Brewer
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