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

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

3. 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

4. After 3 seconds what percentage of participants could recall the trigrams correctly?

  • 80%
  • 50%
  • 60%

5. Define encoding?

  • transferring information into code, creating a 'trace'
  • giving a memory a code
  • coding something in your memory

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