Year 9 Topic: Memory

Filter: What do I need to know?


The Flow of Memory
  • Encoding
  • Storage
  • Retrieval
Types of LTM
  • Episodic
  • Semantic
  • Procedural
Reconstructive Memory
  • War of the Ghosts study (Bartlett)
  • Effort after meaning definition
Multi-store Model
  • How memory works according to MSM.
  • Rehearsal study (Peterson & Peterson)
  • Serial Position Effect (Murdock)
  • Evaluation of the theory

False Memories & Forgetting

  • Two lists study (Underwood and Postman)
  • Underwater/shore study (Godden & Baddeley)
Leading Questions
  • Car crash study (Loftus & Palmer)
  • How to improve the recall of eyewitnesses.
Childhood Memories
  • How memories can be planted

LEARN: Homework Tasks

  • Flow of Memory
  • Long Term Memory
  • Reconstructive Memory
  • Multi-store Model
  • Serial Position Effect
  • False Memories/Forgetting

  • Rehearsal
  • War of the Ghosts
  • Serial Position Effect
  • Interference
  • Context
  • Leading Questions
  • ​Childhood Memories
Each week, pick a topic or study that we have been looking at and choose one of the following:

  • Create an in-depth revision poster on the topic/study
  • Write a song that explores the psychological topic/debate
  • Attend psychology revision and complete exam questions
  • Create a PowerPoint Presentation on the topic/study and e-mail it to me (no copy and paste allowed)
  • Complete the questions related to the recent topic on the document attached below.

Challenge Option

Write a mini-essay explaining the topic/section/study we have completed (no more than one side of A4)

TEST: Exam Questions