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1

How many students were used in Loftus and Palmer’s study?

45

2

What percentage of students in the smashed group said they saw broken glass?

32%

3

What percentage pf students in the hit group said they saw broken glass in Loftus and Palmer’s study?

14%

4

What percentage of participants overall said they saw smashed glass?

6%

5

What tribe was used in Cole and Scribner’s study?

Kpelle tribe

6

What was seen in the children after the age of 10?

They did not improve their performance with more trials
After 15 trials they only remembered 2 more items
And Liberian schoolchildren did better like US schoolchildren

7

What sort of children were used in Rogoff and Wadell’s study?

Guatemalan children

8

How many objects were there and how many were picked for Rogoff and Wadell’s diorama?

20/80

9

How many psychology undergraduates were used in Speisman’s study?

56

10

What age of men were targeted in the Dutton and Aron study?

18-35

11

How many men were used in the Schacter and Singer study?

184

12

What was the name of the fake drug in Schacter and Singer’s study?

Suproxin

13

Which parts of the brain were completely destroyed with EP?

Amygdala and hippocampus

14

Which part of the brain did EP have huge lesions?

Medial temporal lobe
Anterior temporal lobe to be precise

15

Which parts of the brain were activated in Kasamatsu and Hirai’s study when serotonin was secreted in the Japanese monks?

Hypothalamus
Frontal cortex
Led to hallucinations

16

What is the role of acetylcholine?

Movement and memory
Spatial memory

17

What were the rats given in group 1 of Martinez and Kesner’s study?

Scopolamine which blocks acetylcholine receptors

18

What were the rats given in group 2 of Martinez and Kesner’s study?

Physostigmine which prevents production of cholinesterase to ‘clean up’ the synapse so more acetylcholine is available