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5 Matching Questions

  1. retroactive interference
  2. glucose
  3. spacing effect
  4. long term memory
  5. on reason false memories form is our tendency to fill in memory gaps with our assumptions about events. This tendency is an example of
  1. a the disruptive effect of new learning on the recall of old information
  2. b the relatively permanent and limitless storehouse of the memory system. Includes knowledge, skills, and experiences
  3. c the tendency for distributed study or practice to yield better long term retention than is achieved through massed study or practice
  4. d the misinformation effect
  5. e the form of sugar that circulates in the blood and provides the major source of energy for body tissues, when its level is low we feel hungry

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. effortful processing
  2. a method for assessing an individual's mental aptitude and comparing them with those of others using numerical scores
  3. procedural memory, declarative memory
  4. our spoken, written or signed words and the way we combine them to communicate meaning
  5. expertise, imaginative thinking skills, a venturesome personality, intrinsic motivation and a creative environment

5 True/False Questions

  1. relearningthe activation, often unconsciously of particular associations in memory


  2. deja vua persistence of learning over time through the storage and retrieval of information


  3. when tested immediately after viewing a list of words, people tend to recall the first and last items more readily than those n the middle. when retested after a delay, they are most likely to recallthe first item on the list


  4. long term memory functionbriefly holds information that will move to working memory


  5. algorithmthe extent to which a test measures or predicts what it is supposed to


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