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MAY/JUNE 2013 /11

2. Loftus and Pickrell studied false memories.


(a) Describe the aim of the study. [2]
(b) Describe one piece of evidence which supports the aim. [2]
MAY/JUNE 2013 /12
2. From the study by Loftus and Pickrell (false memories):
(a) Describe how the sample was obtained. [2]
(b) Explain one disadvantage of sampling in this way. [2]
MAY/JUNE 2013 /13
16. Evaluate one of the studies listed below in terms of its usefulness/applications.
Loftus and Pickrell (false memories) [10]
MAY/JUNE 2012 /11
2 From the study by Loftus and Pickrell (false memories):
(a) Describe the results for the recall and clarity of true events. [2]
(b) Describe the results for the recall and clarity of false events. [2]
16. Discuss one of the studies listed below in terms of two weaknesses.
Loftus and Pickrell (false memories) [10]
MAY/JUNE 2012 /12
2. From the study by Loftus and Pickrell (false memories):
(a) Explain what the participants believed the study was about. [2]
(b) Explain why this was necessary. [2]

MAY/JUNE 2012 /13
2. From the study by Loftus and Pickrell (false memories):
(a) Describe the results for the recall and clarity of true events. [2]
(b) Describe the results for the recall and clarity of false events. [2]
16. Discuss one of the studies listed below in terms of two weaknesses.
Loftus and Pickrell (false memories) [10]
MAY/JUNE 2011 /11,12,13
No Question

Oct/Nov 2013/11
17. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the cognitive approach using one of the studies
listed below as an example.
Loftus and Pickrell (false memories) [10]
Oct/Nov 2013/12
1. From the study by Loftus and Pickrell (false memories):
(a) Describe the aim of this study. [2]
(b) Explain how this aim differs from most earlier research in this area. [2]
Oct/Nov 2013/13
2. From the study by Loftus and Pickrell (false memories):
(a) What were the participants told about the aim of the study before participating? [2]
(b) What is meant by informed consent? *2+



Oct/Nov 2012/11
2.From the study by Loftus and Pickrell (false memories):
(a) Identify two elements always included in the false events story. [2]
(b) State two pieces of information that Loftus and Pickrell obtained from the participants
relatives to write the false event. [2]
Oct/Nov 2012/12
2. From the study by Loftus and Pickrell (false memories):
(a) Describe what is meant by retroactive inhibition. *2+
(b) Explain how Loftus and Pickrells study is a test of retroactive inhibition. *2+
Oct/Nov 2012/13
1.Describe two characteristics of the participants from the study by Loftus and Pickrell (false
memories). [4]
Oct/Nov 2011/11,12,13
No Question
Oct/Nov 2010/11,12,13
No Question