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Example Answer for Question 08 Paper 1: A Level Psychology, June 2017 (AQA)

Level:
A Level
Board:
AQA

Last updated 25 Apr 2018

Section B – Memory: Q8 [4 Marks]

One difference between procedural memory and episodic memory is that procedural memories are implicit and episodic memories are explicit. Episodic memories include memories of personal experiences (episodes), such as your first day at school which you can easily verbalise; whereas, procedural memories include memories of how to perform certain tasks, actions or skills, such as swimming, or riding a bike, which have become ‘automatic’ and are difficult to verbalise.

Another difference between procedural memory and episodic memory is the brain regions involved. Episodic memories associated with the hippocampus and other parts of the temporal lobe; whereas procedural memories are associated with the cerebellum and motor cortex.

Please Note: These answers have been produced without the knowledge of the mark scheme and merely reflect my attempt at producing a model answer on the day of the exam.

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