Multi-store Model of Memory + key studies

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1. In the 1966 experiment there were three conditions, acoustically similar words, semantically similar words and _______ words

  • double-meaning
  • unrelated
  • visual
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2. Because the sensory register is unconcious, Sperling (1990) conducted some experiments and found what?

  • That the sensory register can hold a maximum of ten items
  • That the sensory register can hold at least nine items
  • That the sensory register can only hold 3 items
  • That the sensory register can hold up to 20 items

3. What is chunking?

  • Saying the information out loud
  • Grouping up lots of different words e.g biology,chemistry,physics would go to biologychemistryphysics
  • Putting information into meaningful wholes e.g BBCITVC4HDMI would be 'chunked' into BBC,ITV,C4,HDMI.
  • Repeating the information over and over again

4. The Multi-store Model of Memory has been criticised of over-simplification, what model builds on the Multi-store Memory Model to make it more detailed?

  • The Working Memory Model (Baddeley & Hitch 1974)
  • The Memory Cloud Model (Miller 1969)
  • The Levels of Processing (Craik & Lockheart 1972)

5. Although the LTM can store information in many ways, it is mostly stored _____/_____

  • semantically/visually
  • visually/acoustically
  • abstractly/semantically
  • acoustically/semantically


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