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Pre-class Quiz - Memory 1
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Categorizing information based on relationships among the items in a series to be remembered is the definition of:
A) semantic encoding.
B) visual imagery encoding.
C) organizational encoding.
Memories are made by:
A) transforming perceptions into sensory experiences.
B) combining existing information in the brain with new information from our senses.
B) recording information coming in from our senses.
C) creating exact duplicates of perceptual experiences in the D)hippocampus.
combining existing information in the brain with new information from our senses.
Based on an evolutionary perspective of memory encoding, a stray cat would be LEAST likely to remember where it last:
A) found food.
B) encountered a mate.
C) found a toy.
D) encountered a dangerous predator.
found a toy.
The definition of memory is:
A) the ability to store and retrieve information over time
B) the ability to consciously report past events
C) the ability to recall all sensory experiences that happened in the past
D) a recording of the past
the ability to store and retrieve information over time
The process of ___________ involves transforming what we perceive, think, or feel into an enduring memory
Remembering a list of words by visualizing each of them in a different room in your house is an example of ___________________.
A) visual imagery encoding
B) semantic encoding
C) organizational encoding
D) labile encoding
visual imagery encoding
___________ involves bringing to mind information that has been previously encoded and stored.
B) Semantic encoding
C) Implicit memory
Semantic encoding is related to an increase of activity in which brain regions?
A) the lower left frontal lobe and the inner part of the left parietal lobe
B) the lower left frontal lobe and the inner part of the left temporal lobe
C) the lower right frontal lobe and the inner part of the left occipital lobe
D) the lower right frontal lobe and the inner part of the right parietal lobe
the lower left frontal lobe and the inner part of the left temporal lobe
The encoding of survival-related information is effective because it often requires participants to engage in:
A) extensive planning.
B) constructing a fear hierarchy.
D) sensory integration.
Unlike semantic encoding, visual imagery encoding shows activation of the _____ lobe.
Active maintenance of information in short-term memory is referred to as:
A) working memory.
B) sensory storage.
C) active memory.
D) labor storage.
Damage to the hippocampus is LEAST likely to cause a 30-year-old male to forget:
A) the make and model of the first car he bought when he turned 16.
B) what he ate for lunch that day.
C) a complex problem he had been trying to solve for the last week.
D) a meeting he has scheduled for tomorrow.
the make and model of the first car he bought when he turned 16.
Godden and Baddeley (1975) demonstrated that scuba divers who memorized a list of words on the deck of a boat subsequently remembered more of those words when tested:
A) on the deck of the boat.
B) deep under water.
C) swimming on the surface of the water.
D) in a classroom with ocean scenery on the walls.
on the deck of the boat.
Patient H.M. experienced ____________ amnesia.
D) no form of
Short-term memory is typically limited in capacity to about __________ items.
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