Psychology Quiz

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1. What is encoding?

  • The way in which information is transferred or coded to be stored by sound or meaning
  • The amount of information that can be stored in memory at any particular time
  • The length of time that information can be held for
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2. Who conducted the study into the duration of STM?

  • Peterson & Peterson
  • Miller
  • Jacobs
  • Baddeley

3. How long does information stay in our sensory memory?

  • 2 seconds
  • 3 seconds
  • 4 seconds

4. What is capacity?

  • The way in which information is transferred or coded to be stored by sound or meaning
  • The amount of information that can be stored in memory at any particular time
  • The length of time that information can be held for

5. What is the magic number?

  • 7+/-2
  • 5+/-2
  • 9+/-2

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