Episodic Memory

Episodic Memory

Write about the Modal Model as the introduction:
Short term memory ability is a matter of storage capacity (having lots of something)
Baddeley’s Working Memory Model:
Short term memory ability is a matter of organizing and manipulating information well (doing something well)
Then write Experiment about: Traffic Accident Memory
(Loftus & Palmer, 1978) and how these results strongly support the reconstructive view of memory.
Question: what’s happening when people misremember?
Hypothesis 1: Episodic memory is a matter of finding the record of a previous experience lying around in one’s mind somewhere.
Hypothesis 2: Episodic memory is a matter of constructing a mental replay of a previous experience
= the reconstructive view
Write a methods, deign, participants, materials, procedure, and results section about the Experiment: Traffic Accident Memory
(Loftus & Palmer, 1978)

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