Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language-Memory (AP Psychology): Questions 39 - 42 of 42

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Question number: 39

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Memory Construction

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Which statement explains why eyewitness testimony is not always accurate correctly?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

People lie too often.

b.

People do not have the capacity to remember.

c.

People do not have a strong recognition.

d.

People may be asked misleading questions.

Question number: 40

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Memory Construction

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What is the ability to maintain exact detailed visual memories over a substantial time known as?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Eidetic memory

b.

Echoic memory

c.

Semantic memory

d.

Iconic memory

Question number: 41

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Encoding

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Which of the following statement explains the primacy effect?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The first items on a list are likely to be more efficiently rehearsed and therefore more likely to be remembered.

b.

Items on a list with unique meaning are more likely to be remembered.

c.

The last items on a list are more likely to be encoded first and therefore remembered.

d.

Items on a list with basic meaning are more likely to be remembered.

Question number: 42

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Encoding

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A vivid long lasting memory of a surprising emotionally arousing event is known as ________

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

short term memory

b.

iconic memory

c.

echoic memory

d.

flasbulb memory

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