Flashcards in Long Term Memory Deck (10):
What is the study associated with long term memory duration
Bahrick et al (1975)
How many people were in the sample for Bahrick et al's study and between which ages ?
400 people between 17 to 74
How many photos did the photo recognition test consist of?
50 from the participant's high school year book
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.
What were the findings?
Within 15years of graduation --->Recall was 90% accurate at identifying faces
After 48 years this drops ---> 70% photo recognition
After 15 years ---> 60% accurate
Dropping after 48 years ---> 30%
What year did harry Bahrick conduct his study?
Regarding free recall what happened after 48 years?
Dropped from 60% to 30%
What was the free recall accuracy for participants after 15 years?
Regarding facial recognition ho was facial identification after 15 years of graduation?