Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language-Memory (AP Psychology): Questions 20 - 23 of 42

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Question number: 20

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Improving Memory

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The assessment of memory by comparing the time or number of trials needed to memorize a given amount of information and the time or number of trials needed to memorize it again at a later time refers to:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

semantic memory

b.

constructive recall

c.

method of savings

d.

serial-position effect

Question number: 21

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Storing & Retaining

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A vivid, long-lasting memory of a surprising, important, emotionally arousing event is known as:

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a.

short-term memory

b.

flashbulb memory

c.

iconic memory

d.

long-term memory

Question number: 22

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Forgetting

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Ebbinghaus used himself as a subject to test his own recall of a list of nonsense syllables, previously learned through rehearsal. Based on this he established forgetting curve, that suggests?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Recall of meaningless information drops very soon after initial learning and then levels off.

b.

Recall of meaningless information cannot be retrieved more than three hours after encoding.

c.

Old information will interfere with new information being encoded into LTM.

d.

New information will interfere with old information already stored in LTM.

Question number: 23

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Improving Memory

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The study method known as ________ requires that students spread out the memorization of information or the learning of a motor skill over several sessions.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

massed practice

b.

cramming

c.

distributed practice

d.

flashbulb memory

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