Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language-Memory (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 21 - 24 of 45

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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:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

flashbulb memory

b.

encoding

c.

iconic memory

d.

long-term memory

e.

short-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?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

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

b.

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

c.

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

d.

Remembering nonsense syllables can be encoded faster than meaningful information.

e.

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

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.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

cramming

b.

massed practice

c.

mnemonic devices

d.

distributed practice

e.

flashbulb memory

Question number: 24

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Retrieving & Recalling

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Ashi memorized her shopping list. When she got to the store she found out that she had forgotten many of the items in the middle of the list. This is an example of:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Inappropriate coding

b.

The serial position effect

c.

Appropriate coding

d.

Retrograde Amnesia

e.

Proactive Interference

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