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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Flashbulb memories
  2. Ebbinghaus's learning curve
  3. Working memory
  4. Long term potentiation
  5. Negative Reinforcement
  1. a detailed recollections of when and where we heard about shocking events
  2. b shows that most forgetting happens soon after the event about forgetting
  3. c (LTP) process whereby communication across the synapse between neurons strengthens the connection, making further communication easier
  4. d active maintenance of information in short term storage
  5. e stimulus is presented → decreases likelihood of behavior

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. stimulus is removed
  2. appearance of words
  3. a retrieval cue can serve as an effective reminder when it helps recreate the specific way in which information was initially encoded
  4. refers to an enhanced ability to think of a stimulus, such as a word or object, as a result of a recent exposure to the stimulus (implicit memory)
  5. a stimulus that is initially neutral and produces no reliable response in an organism (buzzer)

5 True/False questions

  1. State dependant retrievalthe tendency for information to be better recalled when the person is in the same state during encoding and retrieval


  2. Encodingthe process by which we transform what we perceive, think, or feel into an enduring memory


  3. False recognitionLittle Albert → presented with stimuli (white rat, then loud bar to make him cry)


  4. Fixed Ratioreinforcers are presented at fixed time periods, provided that the appropriate response is made


  5. Memory consolidationmemories can become vulnerable to disruption when they are recalled, thus requiring them to be consolidated again


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