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Recall suffers if one cue is used for many different objects (cue overload). Recall is better for pictorially presented material and for text presented with pictures than for text alone. User Psychology • 41 Recall is better if the context of remembering fits the context of memoris ation (episodic match). Similar items are more likely to be grouped in categories. Within categories prototypical items are easy to memorise and recall. • • General guidelines can be derived to help memorisation and recall; however, as with short-term memory, care must be exercised in applying these guidelines .

Sound waves have properties of frequency and intensity. Frequency is a measure of how close the sound waves are together and is recorded as the number of waves arriving at a point per second, expressed as thousands of cycles per second, called kilohertz. Sound frequency is usually described by people as pitch; the higher the frequency the higher the pitch of a sound. User Psychology 23 . "0 :: Q. 6 The frequency and amplitude of sound waves. (a) A simple sound wave showing the change ofamplitude with frequency.

Which two cards should be turned over to prove the rule true or false? E K 4 7 Most people go for cards E and 4. Logically this is not correct, because the rule states a vowel-even number link and not the converse. Finding a consonant on the reverse of 4 proves nothing . The correct answer is E and 7, because if7 happens to have an even number , then the rule is wrong , but the rule says nothing about consonants (K) and nothing about even numbers always having vowels on the opposite side. User Psychology 45 Only too often we tend to look for confirmatory evidence rather than ways of disproving our beliefs.

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