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1

What is the study associated with long term memory duration

Bahrick et al (1975)

2

How many people were in the sample for Bahrick et al's study and between which ages ?

400 people between 17 to 74

3

How many photos did the photo recognition test consist of?

50 from the participant's high school year book

4

Describe the task given to participants

Bahrick asks participants to list the names that they could remember from their graduating class , this is known as free recall.

5

What were the findings?

Facial recognition
Within 15years of graduation --->Recall was 90% accurate at identifying faces
After 48 years this drops ---> 70% photo recognition

Free Recall
After 15 years ---> 60% accurate
Dropping after 48 years ---> 30%

6

What year did harry Bahrick conduct his study?

1975

7

Regarding free recall what happened after 48 years?

Dropped from 60% to 30%

8

What was the free recall accuracy for participants after 15 years?

60%

9

Regarding facial recognition ho was facial identification after 15 years of graduation?

90%

10

Regarding facial recognition how was facial identification after 48 years of graduation?

Regarding facial recognition ho was facial identification after 15 years of graduation?