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Unformatted text preview: Sojung Suk 303760963 Life Science 2 Section A Joanne Leung August 9, 2010 Effect of Physical Condition on Memory Introduction What would affect our memory? We can suspect many possible variables such as some kind of chemical substances, emotional status, and physical impairment or illness. When we feel tired and physically very bad, would our body condition affect our memory, too? I t will be very interesting to find out the association between physical condition and memory. Brain is part of our body therefore we can guess as our memory would be affected by our physical condition with a common sense. We can make hour hypothesis as if our physical condition is bad, our memory capacity will be decreased and our null hypothesis states that there is no difference between the two. Materials and Methods I n order to verify our hypothesis, we used the Memory Interference Test (M I T) which is a computer program to measure an individuals memory aptitude through picture memory (PM I T), word memory (WM I T), and auditory memory (AM I T). Each version of M I T tests are made up of auditory memory (AM I T)....
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