Flashcards in Memory Deck (5)
What are the differences between procedural memory and episodic memory?
- Procedural memories are memories of motor skills/actions/muscle memories; episodic memories are memories of life events.
- Procedural memories are unavailable for conscious inspection/difficult to explain verbally; episodic memories can be expressed verbally (declarative).
- Procedural memories may be more resistant to forgetting/amnesia.
- Each type of memory may reside in a different area of the brain.
Which memory uses acoustic-based coding?
The short-term memory.
Which memory uses semantic-based coding?
The long-term memory.
What is one study into the effects of leading questions on eyewitness testimony?
Loftus and Palmer (1974) - estimates of speed based on changing verb in the critical question.