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A2 level Psychology (Memory) Quiz on STM, LTM and duration, created by eharveyhudl on 02/06/2015.

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  • STM, LTM and duration

    Question 1 of 13

    1

    What is the definition of Short-term memory?

    Select one of the following:

    • A memory storage that is for events that happened within the last week

    • Memory for immediate events, the events disappear quickly if not rehearsed

    Question 2 of 13

    1

    Who conducted a study on the duration of STM?

    Select one of the following:

    • Peterson and Peterson

    • Bahrick et al

    • Miller

    Question 3 of 13

    1

    What method did Peterson and Peterson use to test the duration of STM?

    Select one of the following:

    • A consonant syllable followed by a three digit number e.g STN 349

    • Observation, followed by a questionnaire e.g. what time did you wake up yesterday?

    Question 4 of 13

    1

    Immediately after hearing the consonant syllable, what did Peterson and Peterson's participants have to do?

    Select one of the following:

    • Count backwards from the 3 digit number in 3s or 4s, then recall syllable after an interval

    • Count from the 3 digit number in 10s and then recall the syllable

    Question 5 of 13

    1

    The interval in Peterson and Peterson's study (time spent counting backwards) was 3, 6, 9, 12, 15 or 18 seconds

    Select one of the following:

    • True
    • False

    Question 6 of 13

    1

    How much did the participants in Peterson and Peterson's study remember?

    Select one of the following:

    • 90% with a 3 second interval and 3% with an 18 second interval

    • 95% with a 3 second interval and 8% with an 18 second interval

    Question 7 of 13

    1

    Peterson and Peterson concluded that STM lasts 18 seconds at most

    Select one of the following:

    • True
    • False

    Question 8 of 13

    1

    Who conducted a study on the duration of LTM?

    Select one of the following:

    • Peterson and Peterson

    • Jacobs

    • Bahrick et al

    • Loftus and Palmer

    Question 9 of 13

    1

    Bahrick et al tested duration of LTM by asking participants to put names to faces of their year book, 48 years on, how accurate were they?

    Select one of the following:

    • 70%

    • 80%

    • 60%

    Question 10 of 13

    1

    What is the definition for long- term memory?

    Select one of the following:

    • Memory for events that have happened in the past, lasts anywhere from 2 minutes to 100 years

    • Memory for events that have occurred since birth, the memories can last a lifetime

    Question 11 of 13

    1

    The definition of duration is how long a memory lasts before it is no longer available

    Select one of the following:

    • True
    • False

    Question 12 of 13

    1

    Which of the following is an evaluation point for Peterson and Peterson's study on the duration of STM?

    Select one of the following:

    • It has high validity because it studies all types of memory and applies to real life

    • It lacks validity because it only studies memory for words, whereas our memories are often concerned with other things

    Question 13 of 13

    1

    STM has a very limited duration

    Select one of the following:

    • True
    • False