1. What did Peterson and Peterson conclude?
- Recognition was greater for words processed semantically
- Short term memory lasts no more than 20 seconds and without rehearsal information fades quickly
- Environment can act as a contextual cue for recall
- The deeper the processing, the greater the level of recognition
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2. What percentage of words were recalled after a 18 second duration?
3. What percentage of words were recalled after a 6 second duration?
4. What was the aim of the experiment?
- To see whether a natural environment can act as a cue for recall
- To see how long information can be retained in short term memory
- To see whether words processed at different levels would affect their recogntion
5. What were the participants presented with?
- 600 words
- Nonsense consonant trigrams
- 2 or 3 syllable words