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What is the duration of STM? several seconds
What type of information does STM hold? phonological information
speech sounds Is there a ‘real’ distinction between STM and LTM?
William of Ockham (1349) ‐ Ockham’s Razor or “the principle of parsimony” select the simpler model (e.g., 1 rather then 2 boxes) trumphet
cardboard A ‘dissociation’ would provide evidence for a real distinction (e.g., a variable has different effects on two different tasks or processes), and a double dissociation would provide very strong evidence 2 The Serial Position Curve
‐ probability of recall as a function of study position
everyone is virtually
better at the beginning
and the most recent
the middle of the list ar...
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- Winter '11
- Long-Term Memory, STM, LTM