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AP Psychology Memory Socrative
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Which of the following is an example of anterograde amnesia?
Louis can remember his past, but has not been able to form new long-term memories since experiencing a brain infection 4 years ago.
What does the "magical number seven, plus or minus two" refer to?
The capacity of short-term memory
Which of the following is the best term for mental activities associated with remembering, thinking, and knowing?
The text discusses therapist-guided "recovered" memories. Which of the following statements represents an appropriate conclusion about this issue?
Since the brain is not sufficiently mature to store accurate memories of events before the age of 3, memories from the first three years of life are not reliable.
Caitlin, a fifth grader, is asked to remember her second-grade teacher's name. What measure of retention will Caitlin use to answer this question?
Which the following is most likely to semantic encoding of a list of words?
Breaking up the practice into several relatively short chunking sessions
Which of the following describes long-term potentiation (LTP)?
Changes in synapses allow for more efficient transfer of information.
Which of the following is an example of source amnesia?
Stephen misremembers a dream as something that really happened.
What does Hermann Ebbinghaus' forgetting curve show about the nature of storage decay?
The rate of forgetting decreases as time goes on.
Working memory is most active during which portion of the information-processing model?
Mnemonic devices are least likely to be dependent upon which of the following?
Your memory of which of the following is an example of implicit memory?
Which way to turn the car key to start the engine.
Which of the following is true regarding the role of the amygdala in memory?
The amygdala helps make sure we remember certain events that trigger strong emotional responses.
Which of the following is an example of a flashbulb memory?
Anna remembers when her father returned from an overseas military deployment because the day was very emotional for her.
Which of the following is the tendency to search for supportive information of preconceptions while ignoring contradictory evidence?
When someone provides his phone number to another person, he usually pauses after the area code and again after the nest three numbers. This pattern underscores the importance of which memory principle?
Producing valuable and novel ideas best defines which of the following?
Muhammad has been in his school cafeteria hundreds of times. It is a large room, and there are nine free-standing pillars that support the roof. One day, to illustrate the nature of forgetting, Muhammad has difficulty answering the question, but finally replies that he thinks there are six pillars. What memory concept does this example illustrate?
What two parts of the brain are most involved in explicit memory?
Frontal lobes and hippocampus
Which of the following kinds of information is not likely to be automatically processed?
Which of the following is the most accurate description of the capacity of short-term and working memory?
Lasts for less than half a minute unless you rehearse the information.
Which of the following is an example of the primacy effect?
Remembering the names of the first two co-workers you met on the first day of your new job.
People are more concerned about a medical procedure when told it has a 10 percent death rate then they are when told it has a 90 percent survival rate. Which psychological concept explains this difference in concern?
Which of the following statements most accurately reflects the relationship between emotions and memory?
Emotion enhances memory because it is important for our survival to remember events that make us emotional.
Which of the following is an accurate conclusion based on Hermann Ebbinghaus' forgetting curve research?
Most forgetting occurs early on and then levels off
Which of the following statements concerning memory is true?
Memories are often a blend of correct and incorrect information.
Which of the following illustrates the serial position effect?
Abe is unable to remember the middle of a list of vocabulary words as well as he remembers the first and last words on the list.
Juan returns to his grandparent's house after a 10-year absence. The flood of memories about his childhood visits is best explained by which of the following?
Which of the following is an example of proactive interference?
You can't recall you new cell phone number because your old number interferes.
Which of the following abilities is an example is an example of implicit memory?
Riding a bicycle while talking to your friend about something that happened in class
What is another word for the way an issue is presented to you?
You are more likely to remember psychology information in your psychology classroom than in other environments because of what memory principle?
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