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Learning and Memory

Psychology

Quiz 12 :

Development and Aging: Learning and Memory Across the Lifespan

Quiz 12 :

Development and Aging: Learning and Memory Across the Lifespan

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Twin studies suggest that:
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In Alzheimer's disease:
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A

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Neurofibrillary tangles:
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D

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What is one thing a fetus can learn? Describe the research that demonstrates this.
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Which structure is LARGER in men than in women?
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Which statement is TRUE?
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Learning has been demonstrated to occur in humans beginning:
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Imagine that a native Spanish speaker tells one, "A dog beat me," when what he means is "A dog bit me." The speaker appears unable to hear the distinction between the two sounds. Based on what one has learned about the development of the ability to distinguish speech sounds in nonnative languages, explain why he would say the wrong word.
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Working memory develops _____ and decays _____ than other memory systems.
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Individuals with Down syndrome:
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Which concept appears to develop the EARLIEST?
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Men would be expected to outperform women when trying to remember:
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A person with _____ would perform best on tests of learning and memory.
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An animal that is raised with a patch over one eye will probably be completely blind in that eye as an adult. This is an example of:
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Give an example of a sensitive period for learning.
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Give an example of something a young child should be able to learn or remember as well as a young adult, and something a young child should NOT be able to learn or remember as well as a young adult. Identify the memory systems involved in each of these memories.
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Give an example of something an elderly person should be able to learn or remember as well as a young adult, and something an elderly person should NOT be able to learn or remember as well as a young adult. Identify the memory systems involved in each of these memories.
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Humans are able to differentiate particular pairs of speech sounds:
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In elderly people, skill learning:
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In old age:
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