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PS 234 Midterm Review Questions
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Where did you put your cell phone before coming to class?
That is LONG TERM MEMORY
Hold the following digits -- 234567 -- in mind
That is WORKING MEMORY
Where is the door of your bedroom in the house you grew up in?
That is IMPLICIT spatial memory
What does the word TOXIC mean?
That is SEMANTIC memory
How do you turn a car on?
That is PROCEDURAL MEMORY
A researcher wants to examine whether a new antidepressant drug works better than a placebo on depressive symptoms in older adults. This would be what kind of study?
A case study is
Intensive investigation of one person
A correlation study is
Investigation that reveals the strength of association between variables.
A cross sectional study involves
People of different ages and cohorts observed at ONE time of measurement
A longitudinal study
Measures one cohort over two or more times of measurement.
A sequential design involves
Involves combination of cross sectional and longitudinal designs
Normal, disease free movement across adulthood refers to
The disease which isassociated with a severe loss of bone mass and a characteristic "laced honeycomb" appearance of bone is
A 48-year-old doctor finds that she must hold books farther away to read the fine print. She is experiencing which normal age-related change in vision?
Mrs. Hubert takes 15 pills per day and often has difficulty remembering whether she took her pills or not.This taking of multiple medications is know as:
An older adult actively chooses new behaviors to cope with changes in her environment and establish a level of control over her life. Her response to environmental press shows
Risk factors for placement in a nursing home include all of the following EXCEPT
Deciding whether a particular event is irrelevant, benign, positive or stressful is what occurs during
Jason often finds that he can remember the details of something he has read or heard, but is unable to remember just who told him or where he read it. This is an example of
Of the following, which is NOT likely to show a decline with aging?
Which type of memory is a brief duration, limitless capacity and ordinarily does not decline with age
Which of the following has NOT been theorized to be responsible for age-related memory declines?
At which stage are older adults most likely to encounter problems with their memory?
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