Lab 1



Please answer the following questions about Lab 1.

  1. Why was the class split into two groups for the experiment?
  2. What form of memory is predicted to be more difficult according to the Generation-Recognition Theory?
  3. Does our experiment use a within-subject or between-subject design?
  4. Suppose you're making your grandma's famous cake recipe and trying to remember how many cups of flour to add. What kind of memory is this?
  5. What theory can explain why making a mnemonic list can help your memory? (Generation-Recognition Theory or Encoding-Specificity Theory)

Please answer the following questions and email the results to todd.gureckis@nyu.edu. Please remember to include the letter 'lhc' in the subject line.