Complete the timeline below by annotating it to record how memory recall has been measured in previous research.
Try to include key psychological terms in your answer.
What type of research method tends to be employed when researching memory?
What type of data do cognitive psychologists tend to collect on memory?
Why do you think this type of data is used in cognitive research?
What are the limitations of the type of research carried out to investigate memory?
A student is revising for their A Level exams. They have tried flash cards, getting family members to quiz them and completing past paper questions in their room. Use the above research to suggest how they could do this most effectively.