5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a mnemonic device.
- memory construction.
- effortful processing
- long-term potentiation
- a 14. The surprising ease with which people form false memories best illustrates that the processes of encoding and retrieval involve:
- b 9. Certain patients with amnesia are incapable of recalling activities, yet they can be conditioned to blink their eyes in response to a specific sound. They have most likely suffered damage to the:
- c 2. The extensive rehearsal necessary to encode nonsense syllables best illustrates:
- d 7. Which of the following is believed to be the synaptic basis for learning and memory?
- e 6. Employing the single word "HOMES" to remember the names of North America's five Great Lakes best illustrates the use of:
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 10. A measure of your memory in which you need to pick the correctly learned answer from a displayed list of options is known as a measure of:
- 7. When you have to make a long-distance call, dialing an unfamiliar area code plus a seven-digit number, you are likely to have trouble retaining the just-looked-up number. This best illustrates the limited capacity of ________ memory.
- 10. In an effort to recall his early life experiences, Aaron formed vivid mental images of the various rooms in his childhood home. Aaron was engaging in the process of:
- 13. Mrs. McBride can't consciously recall how frequently she criticizes her children because it would be too anxiety-arousing to do so. Sigmund Freud would have suggested that her poor memory illustrates:
- 12. While taking the final exam in her American history class, Marie was surprised and frustrated by her momentary inability to remember the name of the first president of the United States. Her difficulty most clearly illustrates:
5 True/False Questions
proactive interference. → 4. Although Jordan could not recall the exact words of a poem he had recently heard, he clearly remembered the meaning of the poem. This best illustrates the importance of:
semantic encoding → 4. Ebbinghaus observed that it is much easier to learn meaningful material than to learn nonsense material. This best illustrates the advantage of:
acoustic encoding. → 5. It is easier to remember "what sobriety conceals, alcohol reveals" than to recall "what sobriety conceals, alcohol unmasks." This best illustrates the value of:
flashbulb → 8. Memories of emotional events are especially likely to be facilitated by activation of the:
chunking. → 10. In an effort to recall his early life experiences, Aaron formed vivid mental images of the various rooms in his childhood home. Aaron was engaging in the process of: