PSY 117 Notes #3

PSY 117 Notes #3 - The Modal Model and Working Memory...

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Unformatted text preview: The Modal Model and Working Memory Lecture 2 Evidence for the Stm/Ltm distinction Neurocognitive evidence HM (Milner) no transfer to ltm JB (Shallice and Warrington) impaired stm otherwise normal Brown/Peterson paradigm trigrams presented count backwards by 3s precipitous forgetting in 18 seconds Reitman part of forgetting due to similarity of items engaging tone detection task prevented rehearsal but did not impair recall suggests interference, not lack of rehearsal produces initial forgetting nevertheless, no transfer to ltm Car Hat Book Key Table Hand Bird Foot Lamp Tree House Flower Goat Paper Frog Rug Desk Shoe Evidence for STM/LTM: serial position curve Dissociations logic some manipulations influence one section but not the other, suggests distinct sytems primacy affected by speed of presentation recency eliminated by delay interference Speed of presentation Delay Interference Atkinson and Shffrin explanation Transfer to ltm due to time in the limited buffer. As new information enters the buffer, items randomly eliminated.the buffer, items randomly eliminated....
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PSY 117 Notes #3 - The Modal Model and Working Memory...

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