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Use your knowledge of the multi-store model of memory to explain the purpose of this research and the likely outcome.
purpose is to test the capacity of short-term memory, outcome – most of the people tested would be able to repeat correctly a sequence of between 5 and 9 itemsbecause according to the multi-store model, short-term memory has a limited capacity of 7,
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Discuss two explanations for forgetting.
Interference is an explanation for forgetting,Proactive interference + Retroactive interference.Retrieval failure is where information is available but cannot be recalled because of the absence of appropriate cues.
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Explain how this study could have been modified by using a matched pairs design.
the researcher needs to ensure that the two groups are matched for key variables,all participants should be pre-tested/assessed for the key variable/variables.
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Identify and outline two techniques that may be used in a cognitive interview
reinstating the context –report everything –changing perspective - changing order.
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Outline and evaluate research into the effects of leading questions on the accuracy of eyewitness testimony.
Loftus and Palmer’s (1974) study changing verb in critical question was changed (smashed, collided, bumped, hit or contacted)question of validity -ethical issues
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Discuss two explanations for forgetting.

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Interference is an explanation for forgetting,Proactive interference + Retroactive interference.Retrieval failure is where information is available but cannot be recalled because of the absence of appropriate cues.

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Identify and outline two techniques that may be used in a cognitive interview

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Outline and evaluate research into the effects of leading questions on the accuracy of eyewitness testimony.

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