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  • 1. Brewer & Treyens Memory Experiment Instructions <ul><li>Look at the picture for 35 seconds </li></ul><ul><li>When you see the word ‘Now’ try and recall as many objects as you can by writing them down </li></ul>Click Mouse to Continue
  • 3. <ul><li>Now </li></ul>
  • 4. Answers: <ul><li>Bricks </li></ul><ul><li>Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Notebooks </li></ul><ul><li>Pencil case </li></ul><ul><li>Files </li></ul><ul><li>Skull </li></ul><ul><li>Ringbinders </li></ul><ul><li>Briefcase </li></ul><ul><li>Pliers </li></ul><ul><li>Floppy discs </li></ul><ul><li>Filofax </li></ul><ul><li>Pen holder </li></ul><ul><li>CD Rom </li></ul><ul><li>Chair </li></ul><ul><li>Filing cabinet </li></ul>
  • 5. Brewer & Treyens Experiment <ul><li>Which objects did you recall best </li></ul><ul><li>What kind of schema, if any, were they in? </li></ul><ul><li>Did you recall objects that weren’t in the office schema? </li></ul><ul><li>If so, which ones? </li></ul><ul><li>Can you suggest reasons for this? </li></ul>Click mouse to Continue
  • 6. Brewer & Treyens Findings: <ul><li>Brewer & Treyens found that participants recalled the office things best </li></ul><ul><li>They also found that participants included things that you would expect to find in an office but weren’t in this particular picture </li></ul><ul><li>Did you find this? </li></ul><ul><li>Participants didn’t recall things that you wouldn’t expect to find in an office such as the pliers and bricks </li></ul><ul><li>However, they did recall the skull. Brewer and Treyens suggested that this was because it’s weird. </li></ul>Click mouse to continue
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