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5 Matching questions

  1. misinformation effect
  2. semantic encoding
  3. savant syndrome
  4. explicit memory
  5. recognition
  1. a incorporationg misleading information into one's memory of an event
  2. b the encoding of meaning, including the meaning of words
  3. c a measure of memory in which the person need only identify items previously learned as on a multiple choice test
  4. d a condition in which a person otherwse limited in mental ability has an exceptional specific skill such as in computation or drawing
  5. e memory of facts and expereicens that one can consciously knowand declare

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. loss of memory
  2. estimating teh likelihood of events based on their availability in memory if instances becoem readily to mind
  3. defining meaningful scores by comparison with teh performance of a pretested group
  4. unconscious encoding of incidental information such as space, time, and requency and well learned information such as wod meanings
  5. the disruptive effectr of new learning on teh recall of old information

5 True/False questions

  1. repressionin psychoanalytic theory, teh basic defense mechanism that banishes from consciousness anxiety arousing thoughts feelings and memories


  2. spacing effectthe teneecny for distributed study or practive to yeidl better long-term retention than is acheived through masssed study or practive


  3. visual encodingthe encoding of picture images


  4. rehearsalteh conscious repition of infor either to maintian it in a consiousness or to encode it for storage


  5. mental agea measure of intelligence test devised by Binet; the chronological agethat most typically corresponds to a given level of performance. Thus achild who does as well as teh average 8 yr old is said to have a mental age of 8


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