• Created by: epvan2000
  • Created on: 24-04-14 16:02

1. what is encoding

  • holding information in the memory store
  • changing information so that it can be stored
  • making a code in your head that helps you remember information
  • recovering information from storage
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2. which theory do the three processes (phonetic, structural and semantic) abide

  • levels of processing
  • multi store model
  • interferance

3. how many "chunks" of information can be stored in the short term memory store

  • 7+/-2
  • 5
  • 6+/-2
  • 8+/-4

4. what is the flow of information in memory

  • encoding --> storage --> retrieval
  • storage --> encoding -->retrieval
  • retrieval --> encoding -->storage
  • encoding --> retrieval -->storage

5. which of these is the definition of the primacy effect

  • using encoding to put information in the memory store
  • the first information received is recalled better than subsequent information
  • information received later in recalled better than earlier information
  • people that are younger have a smaller memory span than older people




I disagree with the answer to question 1. As the short term memory only lasts a maximum of 30 seconds, and that is not an option. :)

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