5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Phonemic encoding
- Structural encoding
- Retrograde amnesia
- a Relatively shallow processing that emphasizes the physical structure of the stimulus. -Registers such things as how the words are printed.
- b Emphasizes what a word sounds like.
- c A group of familiar stimuli stored as a single unit.
- d A person loses memories for events that occurred prior to the injury.
- e The formation of new neurons.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Aristotle and Plato compared memory to a block of wax that difference in size and hardness for various individuals - remembering was like stamping an impression into the wax. As long as the image remained in the wax, the memory would remain intact.
- Occurs when new information impairs the retention of previously learned information .
- Emphasizes the meaning of verbal input; involves thinking about the objects and actions the words represent.
- Claimed that newly formed neurons are initially more excitable than mature neurons, so they may be more readily recruited into new neural circuits corresponding to memories.
- Skeptics maintain that some suggestible people wrestling with emotional problems have been convinced by persuasive therapists that their emotional problems must be the result of abuse that occurred years before.
5 True/False Questions
Levels-of-processing theory → To subdivide memory into three separate memory stores.
Luh → A group of familiar stimuli stored as a single unit.
Information-processing theories → Simple visual judgment.
Storage → Involves maintaining encoded information in memory over time.
Tip-of-the-tongue phenomenon → Measured how long undergraduates could remember three consonants if they couldn't rehearse them.