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Unformatted text preview: EXP 4504 HUMAN MEMORY NAME:_________________________ SPRING 2006 EXAM #2 Answer ANY FOUR on each page: 1. We discussed the several characteristics on which STM and LTM were distinguished in the classic two-store models of Waugh & Norman (1965), Atkinson & Shiffrin (1968), and others. Describe one of those characteristics, and state one research finding relevant to that characteristic, noting why it supports, or fails to support, that view. 2. What is the irrelevant speech effect in working memory? What does it suggest to do when youre studying? 3. What is one piece of evidence in support of the distinction between the phonological and spatial components of Baddeleys Working Memory model of STM? 4. What area(s) of the brain seem to become active when we are doing a task with high working- memory demands? 5. In the text, Radvansky describes some of the more peculiar ways that visual-spatial working memory leads to distortions in how things looked. They have names like boundary extension, representational leads to distortions in how things looked....
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course EXP 4504 taught by Professor Fischler during the Fall '07 term at University of Florida.
- Fall '07