27_TrustingMem - position effect? Examining Your...

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PsychSim 5: TRUSTING YOUR MEMORY Name: __________________________________________ Section: ________________________ Date: __________________________________________ In this activity you’ll be able to test the reliability of your memory, and then learn what researchers have discovered about the way that memories are stored and modified by new information. Measuring Memory According to researchers, what are the three memory processes? 1. 2. 3. How do recall tasks differ from recognition tasks? A Look at Your Performance What was your score on the Recall Test? ____________ What was your score on the Recognition Test? ____________ Examining Your Performance: Serial Position Effect What was your pattern of performance across the 15 words? Did your performance show a serial
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Unformatted text preview: position effect? Examining Your Performance: Recall Versus Recognition Did your performance show an advantage for recognition over recall? 48 PsychSim 5: Trusting Your Memory Examining Your Performance: False Memory What is a false memory? Did you show false recall or false recognition for sleep? If so, why do you think this happened? If not, why do you think your performance was different from the Roediger & McDermott study? Other Ways We Create False Memories List and briefly explain the two sins of forgetting especially relevant to the topic of false memo-ries: 1. 2. Application: Eyewitness Testimony How might memory distortions affect eyewitness testimony? PsychSim 5: Trusting Your Memory 49...
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