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strength studies

Shallice and Warrington (1974)
Gathercole and Baddeley (1993)

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Shallice and Warrington date

1974

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Gathercole and Baddeley date

1993

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Shallice and Warrington found support for the working memory model though...

their case study of KF

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Shallice and Warrington: KF was...

a brain damaged patient who had an impaired short term memory

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Shallice and Warrington: what was KF's problem?

immediate recall of words presented verbally but not with visual information

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Shallice and Warrington: what was suggested about KF?

impaired articulatory loop but an intact visuo-spatial sketchpad

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Shallice and Warrington: how does KF's problem support the working memory model?

the findings could not have been explained by the multi store model, which proposed that short term memory was just one system

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Gathercole and Baddeley: participants were split into...

two groups

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Gathercole and Baddeley: all the participants...

had to carry out a task where they had to follow a moving spot light

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Gathercole and Baddeley: following a moving spot light would use

the visuo-spatial sketchp

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Gathercole and Baddeley: at the same time...

one group of participants also had to describe the angles on a letter

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Gathercole and Baddeley: describing the angles on a letter uses

the visuo-spatial sketchp

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Gathercole and Baddeley: the second group were given a second task...

that would use the phonological loop

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Gathercole and Baddeley: the second group had to...

do a verbal task whilst following the light

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Gathercole and Baddeley: found that...

performance was much better in the participants doing tasks which used seperate systems