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what study showed STM encoding?
Conrad - ordered recall of acoustically dissimilar and dissimilar words. recall better for dissimilar
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what did millers digit span study show?
the STM has a capacity of 7+/-1
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according to peters consonant trigram study. what recall% was there after 3 seconds?
80%
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what did Baddely's LTM study show?
encoding is semantic - recall for semantically dissimilar 30% better
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how was KFs memory impaired
couldn't form new LTMS but STM unaffected
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what study showed primary and recency effect?
Glazner and Cunitz - word lists
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what did Baddely's dual task study show?
that two memory tasks can be done simultaneously if using different modalities
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What did the Divers Study show?
that context has an impact on retrieval failure
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what was Tulving and Oslers study evidence of?
the fact that cues only work if the are learnt at the same time as the initial information
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who showed cues remove the effect of interference?
Tulving
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outline McGeoghs study
puts learn and relearn adjective lists, then have break where they either rest or learn a new word list. recall of the initial word list is higher if they rested during the break - retroactive interference affected recall of initial list
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outline a study into weapon focus
peters - ppt met a nurse w/ an injection and a researcher for equal time. recalled face of researcher better as no potential weapon
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what researchers studied eyewitnesses of a real life shooting?
Yuille et al
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what did Loftus and Palmers experiment prove?
origional perception of an event and external information can merge - reconstructive memory
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what was Bartlett's nonsense stories study evidence of?
reconstructive memory
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according to Fisher et al, how much more useful information does the cognitive interview produce?
47%
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how many consonants were on spellings flashing grid?
12
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