1. What is eyewitness transference?
- The face is familiar, but the situation remembered in is incorrect
- There is familiarity of a face but no real memory
- There is no familiarity and no memory of a face
- A failure to encode faces
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2. What is proactive interference
- When concious processes such as speech interfere with the recall of information
- The tendency for previously learned recall to disrupt the recall of new information
- Interference caused by external stimuli e.g/ a loud sound
- The tendency for new information to disrupt the recall of previously learned information
3. What are the two types of LTM?
- Episodic memory (impersonal facts and everyday knowledge), Semantic memory (Personal experiences linked with specific times and places)
- Explicit memory (factual knowledge + personal exp.) and Implicit memory (Long term memories of conditioned responses+learned skills
- Semantic memory (impersonal facts and everyday knowledge), Episodic memory (Personal experiences linked with specific times and places)
- Explicit memory (Long term memories of conditioned responses and learned skills), Implicit memory (factual knowledge and personal experiences)
4. Which tasks did amnesiac pps perform best at?
- Explicit memory tasks
- Implicit memory tasks, at a similar level to the controls
- Free recall tasks
5. What is the serial position effect?
- It is easier to recall items from the end as they were last studied
- It is hardest to recall items from the middle of the list, due to primacy and recency effects
- It is easier to recall info at the start as first items are studied the most
- Items with a longer digit length are hardest to recall from a list due to the capacity of STM