Echoic Memory - (unless we rehearse) • limited capacity...

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Echoic Memory auditory information = echo auditory information automatically registered in echoic memory Duration = echo lasts 2 s Darwin, Turvey, Crowder (1972) 'three eared man' procedure (adaptation of Sperling's procedure)J 4 T 3 M Z A 5 2  (simultaneous presentation)| | |left middle right replicated Sperling's pattern of results, but maximum number of items recalled was 5  items and echo lasted for 2 s Theoretical Aspects: proactive interference span of STM chunking temporary storage of information: we forget information from STM after 30 seconds 
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Unformatted text preview: (unless we rehearse) • limited capacity (two views): • number of units: • digit span & the WAIS-III • Miller's Magic Number • 7 plus or minus 2 • items can be organized into larger units called chunks • pronunciation times: • verbal trace endures for a limited time Chad, Sweden, Greece, Cuba, Malta --> 4.2 items recalled Indonesia, Somalia, Afghanistan, Argentina, Venezuela --> 2.8...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.

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