Models of Memory

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1. What are the 3 permanent structures of the MSM?

  • Sensory Memory, Short term memory & Long term memory
  • Long term memory, Short term memory, and Central executive
  • Long term memory, Phonological loop & Sensory store
  • Central executive, Visuospatial sketch pad & Phonological store
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2. The capacity of the short term memory is...

  • 10 numbers
  • 3-5 numbers
  • 5-9 chunks
  • 5-9 words

3. Who used the digit span technique for the study of STM capacity?

  • Peterson & Peterson
  • Jacobs
  • Baddeley
  • Shepard

4. Which of the following are evidence for the MSM?

  • Interviews
  • Brainscanning and Case studies (HM)
  • Brain scanning and Case studies (KF)
  • Observations of brain damaged patients

5. The Articulatory Loop….

  • Allows words that are heard or seen to be stored through rehearsal (silently repeating them)
  • Allows words that are heard or seen to be stored through repeating them outloud
  • Temporarily stores words that are heard or seen until the mind is taken off the subject
  • Converts auditory information into visual information


Emilie Toomey

Great quiz, I got 9/10 :)

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