Working memory model

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What is the function of the central excuitive?
descion making, coordinating 3 slave units, directing attention to patricular tasks
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Explain the 2 slave units for processing auditory and visal information in STM?
auditory-phonological loop:phonological store for words you hear, articulatory process for sub vocal repetition. visual-visuo-spatial sketchpad. both have limited capacity
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Give a limitation to the working memory model and what Baddeley did to improve it
central excutive too vague and simple, umbrella for unknown for functions we cannot explain. added episodic buffer general store for both visal and auditory information and link to LTM
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Evaluate the working memory model
KF-brain damage, imparied verbal but not visal so evidence STM not unitary store and audio and visal are seperate. dual task studies show limited capacity if 2 tasks same slave unit but can do 2 different studies at same time. active process
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Name 4 things that affect the accuracy of eyewitness testimony
1-leading questiosn 2-anxiety 3-weapon focus 4-age
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What study is evidence for leading questions affecting the accuracy of eyewitness testimony?
loftus and palmer- particpants shown car crashes, descibed as bumped/hit/smashed asked whether they saw broken glass, smashed more likely to say yes
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What study is evidence for anxiety affecting the accuracy of eyewitness testimony?
deffenbaucher et al- meta analysis found heightend emotion led to less accuracy of recall of events, limitation-christanson and hubinette questioned bank robbery witnesses, if threatened recall more accurate
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What study is evidence for weapon focus affecting the accuracy of eyewitness testimony?
johnson ad scott- participants listened to heated discussion 1 condition- man comes out with pen, 2 condition- man with blood dripping knife. shown photos, more accurate indenifying of man with pen
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Evaluate the working memory model

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