Chapter 3 Episodic and Semantic Memory
Episodic memory (event):
a memory for a specific autobiographical. An episodic memory includes information about the spatial
and temporal context: where and when the event occurred.
Experiments chapter 5
Most powerful way of gathering evidence to support theories because it can demonstrate cause
and effect relationshops.
With non experimental designs, there is always the possibility that the alter
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3 important concepts: reliability,validity and standardization
Reliability: refers to the consistency of a measure either acros testing at different times
(external) or within itself (internal)
One method of assessing the reliability is to test t
Positive correlation: occurs when changes in both variables occur in the same direction (one
increases as the other increases or decrease as decrease
Type 2 error= failed to reje
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Within subjects design:
Also known as a repeated measures design.
Each participant is measured in every condition to dertermine if there has been a change in the
DV across conditions.
Advantages of within subjects design:
Participants serve as
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Is there a correlation between the amount of texts you regularly send and your
ability to spell words?
Step 1: Find out how many texts each student has sent over the past 3 days. We will
calculate this for 3 different weeks. (we will be
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discussion3 from last lecture:
monkeys and scrubjays:
-both capable of episodic like and semantic memory.
-using semantic knowledge
human and nonhumans: (not on the exam)
-can be self-aware
-can have se
The case of HM
Features of Episodic and Semantic Memories
When Memory Fails
Memory Consolidation and R
Sensory Memory, Working
Memory & Cognitive Control
Between subjects designs:
Advantages of between subjects designs
Independence of scores:
An advantage to having separate groups of participants is that you don't have to worry about
carry-over effects or participant attrition.
Disadvantages of b