TB4 P&C Lecture 1; Structures of memory

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1. What are the two types of LTM?

  • Explicit memory (factual knowledge + personal exp.) and Implicit memory (Long term memories of conditioned responses+learned skills
  • Explicit memory (Long term memories of conditioned responses and learned skills), Implicit memory (factual knowledge and personal experiences)
  • Semantic memory (impersonal facts and everyday knowledge), Episodic memory (Personal experiences linked with specific times and places)
  • Episodic memory (impersonal facts and everyday knowledge), Semantic memory (Personal experiences linked with specific times and places)
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2. What is the digit span of STM?

  • 5 digits
  • 7+-2 digits
  • 9 digits
  • It has no digit span

3. Which tasks did amnesiac pps perform best at?

  • Free recall tasks
  • Implicit memory tasks, at a similar level to the controls
  • Explicit memory tasks
  • Recognition

4. What happens easily to memories in STM (MSM model)

  • They are sensitive to interruption and displacement due to limited capacity, attention needed.
  • They are easily transferred to LTM with attention
  • They are easily rehearsed
  • They are easily moveable from sensory to LT memory

5. Which of these is a major reason for forgetting memories in LTM?

  • Similar co-occuring information
  • Retrieval failure
  • Lack of attention
  • Overload of information due to large capacity

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