Memory-Memory Systems and Processes (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 1 - 4 of 6

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Question number: 1

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According to Craik and Lockhart, which of the following levels of processing would result in the highest recall of information?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Acoustic

b.

Syntactic

c.

Semantic

d.

Repetitive

e.

Phonological

Question number: 2

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When reciting the alphabet, children often recall A, B, C, D and X, Y, Z more readily than the letters in between. This is the result of

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Choice (5) Response

a.

proactive interference

b.

retroactive interference

c.

primary and recency effects

d.

primary and secondary rehearsal

e.

retroactive inhibition

Question number: 3

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Which of the following activities best serves to hold information in short-term memory?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Associating

b.

Attending

c.

Clustering

d.

Rehearsing

e.

Chunking

Question number: 4

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Subjects in a psychology experiment attempt to remember the social security number of the person sitting next to them. Half of the subjects are told to put their heads down on their desks for 3 minutes. The other half are told to solve math problems for 3 minutes. If the group that solved math problems recalled the numbers as accurately as the other group did, this would support which theory of forgetting?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Interference theory

b.

Association theory

c.

Trace theory

d.

Proactive interference theory

e.

Proactive inhibition theory

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