Psychology IA
Topics: Hypothesis, Null hypothesis / Pages: 9 (2102 words) / Published: Nov 3rd, 2013

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Abstract ----------------------------------------------------------------------
Introduction ------------------------------------------------------------------
Methods section -------------------------------------------------------------
Design ----------------------------------------------------------------
Participants ----------------------------------------------------------
Apparatus/ materials -----------------------------------------------
Procedure ------------------------------------------------------------
Results section --------------------------------------------------------------- description of results ----------------------------------------------- analysis of results ---------------------------------------------------
Discussion section -----------------------------------------------------------
Conclusion -------------------------------------------------------------------
References --------------------------------------------------------------------
Appendices -------------------------------------------------------------------
Abstract:
Schemas are cognitive shortcuts that enable us to rapidly and efficiently process all the information we have seen before (Hess& Flannagan, 1992). The purpose of this experiment was to examine whether expected objects are more likely to be recalled than unexpected objects. (Brewer and Treyens 1981). Total of 24 students from an international college participated. 2 classes of 12 were both given pictures of a room desk with different objects for a recognition task and a short questionnaire on memory recall. There was a significant difference in the number of objects recalled for both classes. The participants who were given the picture with expected objects on a table recalled more objects correctly than the participants who were given the picture with unexpected objects on a table. In conclusion, my founding supported Brewer and Treyens’s result that participants



References: Abstract: Schemas are cognitive shortcuts that enable us to rapidly and efficiently process all the information we have seen before (Hess& Flannagan, 1992) Reference Benjafield, John G., (1996) Collican, H. Introduction to Research Method and Statistics in Psychology: 2nd Edition. Great Britain: Hobder & Stoughton Educational, 1996.

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