Forgetting (CBSE-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II)): Questions 5 - 8 of 35

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Question number: 5

» Forgetting » Ebbinghaus Forgetting Curve

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Question

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: 6

» Forgetting » Strength of 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: 7

» Forgetting » Ebbinghaus Forgetting Curve

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According to Freud, we can forget experiences through ________, the process by which emotionally threatening experiences are banished to the unconscious mind.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

repression

b.

proactive interference

c.

decay

d.

regression

e.

retroactive interference

Question number: 8

» Forgetting » Ebbinghaus Forgetting Curve

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What is retrograde amnesia?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Memory loss for events that have occurred before the time of the incident

b.

Memory loss that occurs from childbirth

c.

Memory loss without any specific cause

d.

Memory loss for events that have occurred before and after the incident

e.

Memory loss for events that occur after the time of the incident

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