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1. What is the episodic buffer (WMM)

  • Integrates verbal and auditory info to help individuals process sounds into meanings
  • Intergrates visual, spatial and verbal info to form memory 'episodes' in the mind.
  • Element of mind which helps individuals to remember scenes from films etc
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2. Research - used fMRI scans, found pre-frontal cortex was activated when verbal and spatial tasks were performed together but not separately - suggests pre-frontal cortex is associated with central executive

  • Baddeley et al (1975)
  • Baddeley and Hitch (1974)
  • D'espositio et al (1995)
  • Gathercole and Baddeley (1993)

3. Who invented the MSM and what year?

  • Atkinson and Shiffrin, 1968
  • Atkinson and Shiffrin, 1962
  • Baddeley and Hitch, 1974
  • Godden and Baddeley, 1974

4. what are the two parts of the phonological loop and what do they each do?

  • phonological loop - hearing and articulatory store - speaking/verbal info
  • phonological store - verbal info e.g. speech and articulatory loop - auditory info e.g articulatory processing
  • phonological store - auditory info e.g articulatory processing and articulatory loop - verbal info e.g speech

5. Research - Dual task studies, participants followed moving dot of light, half had to describe the angles in a hollow letter 'f' at the same time, while the other half had to do a verbal task simultaneously. The second group did both tasks better.

  • Baddeley et al (1975)
  • Baddeley and Hitch (1974)
  • Gathercole and Baddeley (1993)
  • D'espositio et al (1995)


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