06 Modal Model of Memory

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Modal Model of Memory Atkinson-Shiffren model Dual-store model Short-term memory Long-term memory Most common model of memory Thus, the MODAL model Used to explain many memory phenomena
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Modal Model of Memory Sensory Store Short-Term Memory Attention Rehearsal Long-Term Memory Encoding Retrieval Output
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Modal Model of Memory Meaning Semantics Sound Same as original Modality of Storage Cue interference Decay, overwriting Decay, overwriting Loss ? 20 seconds 500 ms Time to decay Huge 7 ± 2 Huge Size Long-Term Memory Short-Term Memory Sensory Store
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Sensory Memory Sperling’s research (late 50s, early 60s) Flash a 4 x 3 array of letters fast (50ms) Ask subjects to report all letters Try it?
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Sensory Memory R L A F B S N H T C G E
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Sensory Memory R L A F B S N H T C G E
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Sensory Memory and Sperling’s Research People could report about 4/12 (33%) One interpretation You don’t see much of a flashing display Another interpretation Maybe it fades fast How to test?
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Sperling’s warnings Sperling warned people which row High tone = top row
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This note was uploaded on 06/10/2008 for the course PSYCH 210 taught by Professor Hyman during the Spring '08 term at Western Washington.

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