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2. After what time were they asked to recall them?

  • 3,6,9,12,15,18 seconds
  • 3,6,9,12,15,18 minutes
  • 3,6,9,12,15,18 hours

3. what were they asked to do during this time?

  • do nothing
  • coutn backwards in threes from a given number
  • sit in silence recalling the trigrams in their heads

4. what was their conclusion?

  • when rehearsal is prevented,very little can stay in the STM for no longer than around 18 seconds
  • when rehearsal is prevented nothing can stay in the memory for shorter than 18 seconds
  • when rehearsal is carried out nothing stays in the memory

5. In Peterson and Petersons experiment (1959) what were participants shown?

  • nonsense trigrams
  • anagrams
  • synonnyms


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