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2. What is a perceptual set?

  • When a piece of information is passed from one person to another
  • The tendency to notice some things more than others.
  • When a participant is given a story to remember

3. Strengths of the study

  • Control group used, lots of evidence and findings supported by recent evidence
  • Instructions, inaccurate data did not affect results and time taken to remember each object the same.
  • Done many times and other stories were used.

4. What type of experiment was it?

  • Natural
  • Laboratory
  • Field

5. Weaknesses of the study

  • Participants what they were doing (may have tried harder) and fewer results since some data could not be used.
  • Unfamiliar material chosen and changes over time unfair.
  • Real life not as ambiguous as stimuli and studies not generalisable.

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