10Are STM and LTM distinct

10Are STM and LTM distinct - LTM. Neuropsychological...

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Are STM and LTM really distinct? Double-dissociation method Variables that affect the pre-recency portion of the serial position function: a. presentation rate b. word frequency c. semantic relatedness of words d. normal vs retardate Variables that affect the recency but not the pre- recency portion of the serial position function: a. final distractor task b. rhythmicity of word presentation Difference in how information is represented in STM vs
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Unformatted text preview: LTM. Neuropsychological Evidence (another form of double dissociation) H.M. After bilateral hippocampectomy, great difficulty in adding new declarative information to LTM. Normal STM. K.F. Left parieto-occipital lesion. STM span of one or two items. Peterson & Peterson results uniformly low (no STM contribution) Normal pre-recency portion of the free recall serial position function....
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This note was uploaded on 08/12/2008 for the course PSY 387R taught by Professor Diehl during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas.

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