psych unit 1 memory etc

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What is the duration, capacity and encoding of the STM?
D- Seconds/Minuets C- 7+/-2 items E- accoustic/visual
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What is the duration, capacity and encoding of the LTM?
D- hours/days/years C- unlimited E- semantic (meaning)
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Describe the MSM..
Sensory memory-STM-LTM-maintenance rehearsal-LTM
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Strengths and weaknesses of the MSM..
S- strong evidence, provides an account of memory in terms and process and it has clear predictions- easy to make studies to test it W- most assumtions are incorrect or partially correct, oversimplifies memory structures and processes
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What does the centeral executive and episodic buffer do in the WMM?
CE- focuses on most important tasks, keeps an eye on everything and if something goes wrong it's ready to take control and has no storage capacity EB- general/extra store of the WMM
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What do the visuo-spatial sketch pad and phonological loop do?
PL- limited capacity, deals with auditory info, 2 parts phonological store and articulatory process, PS holds words you hear, AP for words heard/seen, inner voice VSSP- visual information, spatial relationship between things, visual things you see
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Strengths and weaknesses of the WMM..
S- explains psychological observations, supporting evidence, distinguishes an array of different kinds of memory W- CE is quite vauge, probably more than 1 componants of the CE
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