Working Memory Essay

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  • Created by: Ella M
  • Created on: 18-01-15 12:44

1. what was the evidence for the visuospatial sketchpad?

  • unfamiliar chinese symbols could be held and remembered later on
  • phonetically similar lists of words were more difficult to remember whn phonetically different words due to novel episodic memories
  • no effect was found when participants were played auditory sound when trying to remember a list
  • participants remembered visually presented numbers while nonsense words were played, this was most effected when nonsense words were like numbers
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2. What year was the working memory model created?

  • 2000
  • 1974
  • 1988
  • 1968

3. who created evidence for visuo-spatial sketchpad?

  • Logie
  • Jones, Macken and Nicholls
  • Hue and Ericsson
  • Salame and Baddeley

4. when was the evidence for the phonological loop created?

  • 1988
  • 1982
  • 1968
  • 1974

5. What is the evidence against the phonological store?

  • phonetically similar sounding lists were more difficult to remember than phonetically different lists - due to novel episodic memories
  • no effect when testing irrelevant sounds and similar sounding words when the lists to be remembered were auditory
  • unfamiliar Chinese symbols could be remembered and recalled later on
  • memory of a list of visually presented numbers was disrupted when audio of nonsense words was played that sounded like numbers


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