Exam 3 Study Guide

What does it mean and what evidence supports this view

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Unformatted text preview: report vs. partial- report report experiment Properties of Short- Term Memory (03/05 & 03/07 lectures) • What properties does short- term memory (STM) have, especially with respect to its capacity, codes, and forgetting and search mechanisms? What experimental evidence supports each STM property? Key Words: chunking; decay vs. interference; proactive interference; release from proactive interference; parallel search; serial self- terminating search; serial exhaustive search Key Experiment: Brown- Peterson paradigm (including 5th ZAPS assignment Brown- Peterson); Sternberg’s STM search experiment (including 6th ZAPS assignment Sternberg Search) • How can we expand our STM capacity? To what extent is the expanded capacity through training or practice generalizable to other STM tasks? Key Experiment: The training study involving Subject S.F. • What are some of the problems associated with the notion of STM as portrayed in the modal model? (covered on 03/07) Key Words: long- term recency effect; continuous- distractor paradigm; elaborative rehearsal 3 PSYC 2145 (Spring 2013): Study Guide for Mid- Term #3 Working Memory (03/07 lecture) • In what way is the notion of working memory different from the notion of STM, as portrayed in the modal model? • What are the major subcomponents of Baddeley’s mod...
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