1. What did the case study of HM show?
- Evidence for anterograde amnesia
- That STM and LTM can be damaged independently
- Different brain regions are important for memory, of which there are different types
- Evidence for retrograde amnesia
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2. What is retrograde amnesia?
- The disruption of memories from the past, especially episodic memory
- Having impaired LTM for past and future events
- The inability to form new, explicit long term memories, resulting from hippocampal damage
- The inability as adults to remember information prior to 3 years old, due to incomplete hippocampal development
3. Define temporary modality-specific storage
- The duration of memories in storage (STM limited, LTM infinite)
- A basic property of sensory memory, each sense has a seperate store (iconic, haptic etc.)
- How long memories stay in sensory memory (a fraction of a second)
- Another word for Short term memory (STM)
4. What is the digit span of STM?
- 7+-2 digits
- It has no digit span
- 9 digits
- 5 digits
5. What is the serial position effect?
- Items with a longer digit length are hardest to recall from a list due to the capacity of STM
- It is hardest to recall items from the middle of the list, due to primacy and recency effects
- It is easier to recall items from the end as they were last studied
- It is easier to recall info at the start as first items are studied the most