Retrieval Failure due to absence of cues

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What is retrieval failure due to an absence of cues?
When the memory is available in LTM but cannot be retrieved due to a lack of cues which trigger recall
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There are 2 types of cues, what are these?
Contextual and State dependent
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What did Tulving say about recall?
It is most effective when information available when encoding is there at retrieval to act as a cue
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What is context dependent forgetting?
where there is a lack of contextual cues from the environment
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What did Baddeley and Hitch find about environmental cues?
Scuba divers learn words on land or in the water and they were able to remember the words better when they were in the same environment as learning
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What is state dependent forgetting?
where there is a lack of cues from a persons mental or physical state
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What did Goodwin find about mental/physical state cues?
When students learnt words either sober or drunk they were better at recalling these words in the same state that they learnt them.
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What did Tulving say about recall?

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What is context dependent forgetting?

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