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5 Matching questions

  1. Long term potentiation
  2. Storage
  3. Persistence
  4. Priming
  5. Suggestibility
  1. a 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)
  2. b intrusive recollection of events that we wish we could forget
  3. c tendency to incorporate misleading information from external sources into personal recollections (film of plane crash)
  4. d (LTP) process whereby communication across the synapse between neurons strengthens the connection, making further communication easier
  5. e the process of maintaining information in memory over time

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. occurs when people consciously or intentionally retrieve past experiences
  2. failure to retrieve information that is available in memory even though you are trying to produce it (Munsters and Addams Family)
  3. refers to the gradual acquisition of skills as a result of practice or "knowing how" to do things (implicit memory)
  4. the tendency of a learned behavior to recover from extinction after a rest period
  5. inability to retrieve information that was acquired before a particular date, usually the date of an injury or operation

5 True/False questions

  1. Encoding specificity principala retrieval cue can serve as an effective reminder when it helps recreate the specific way in which information was initially encoded


  2. Conditioned stimulussomething that reliably produces a naturally occurring reaction in an organism (plate of food)


  3. Retroactive interferencestimulus is presented → decreases likelihood of behavior


  4. Law of effectintrusive recollection of events that we wish we could forget


  5. Episodic memorythe collection of past personal experiences that occurred at a particular time and place (implicit)