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Quiz 5 :

Memory

Quiz 5 :

Memory

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A person relying on _____ is retrieving information from storage without any comparison to external information.
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Which statement is TRUE about context and memory?
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The tendency to recall one's negative, unfortunate circumstances, while failing to recall the positive events in one's life, is called:
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Which is an example of chunking?
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Much research has explored the regions of the brain responsible for explicit memory. Which statement is NOT supported by the research cited in your textbook?
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Involuntary memory is defined as:
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Which statement is FALSE about flashbulb memories?
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An example of encoding is:
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Memory research suggests that sleep may serve two important functions: _____ of memories that strengthen memory formation, and preventing _____ from taking place.
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Two students take a memory test where 15 words were projected sequentially onto a screen. Sal tried to think of rhymes for each word as it appeared on the screen, whereas Sima tried to think of ways each word could be used in a sentence. Based on research findings about levels of processing, you would predict that:
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The _____ effect is the tendency to remember the last items in a series particularly well, whereas the _____ effect is the tendency to remember the first items in a series particularly well.
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Reid was playing football when he sustained a blow to his head during a rough tackle and was unconscious for a few minutes. When Reid regained consciousness, he could answer questions about himself, like his name, address, and where he grew up. However, he had difficulty recalling the current year and our nation's first president. It appears that Reid experienced a brain injury that impaired his _____, while his _____ remained intact.
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_____ rehearsal involves shallow processing, whereas _____ rehearsal involves deep processing.
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Typically, multiple-choice questions test for ____, whereas essay questions test for _____.
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Which statement would be the MOST likely to be made by a person suffering from anterograde amnesia?
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Which question would MOST likely be asked by someone engaging in shallow processing of written text?
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Using the principle of encoding specificity to your advantage is best reflected by:
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Raj has long been a huge University of Virginia basketball fan. He goes to almost every home basketball game and recently witnessed UVA winning the national championship for the first time in college basketball history. While every other game is pretty much a blur to Raj, it is likely that he will be able to vividly recall details and exciting moments from this particular event for decades to come. For Raj, this national championship victory is considered a(n):
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Research on repressed memory suggests that some experiences may be so unpleasant or traumatic that people may unconsciously choose to forget them. This phenomenon is known as:
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Retrieval is defined as:
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