Memory Quiz

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Encoding?
How info enters brain eg acoustic semantic
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What time of encoding is preferred in STM?
acoustic
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What is the capacity of STM?
Miller's magic number 7
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Duration of STM
30 seconds
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What type of encoding is preffered in LTM
semantic
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Study for duration in LTM
Bahrick et al Uni Study
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Two features of the multi store model
STM and LTM
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How might info be lost from LTM
decay, displacement
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Strength of multi store model
Distinguishes between the LTM and STM in terms of capacity, duration and encoding
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Weakness of the multi store model
Too simplistic and inflexible
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Three Components of the working memory model
central executive, phonological store, visuo spatial scratch pad
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Main difference between WMM and concept of STM?
STM is not a single unit storage system
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fourth component of the WMM
episodic buffer
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Strength of the working memory model
Influential and still being developed/ expanded ie episodic buffer
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Weakness of the working memory model
we know least about the CE and it is the most important part
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Bethany Cunningham

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Duration of STM is 18-30 seconds. 

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