Adult Development and Aging Study Set 3

Psychology

Quiz 6 :

Attention and Memory

Quiz 6 :

Attention and Memory

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Research findings that indicate differences between older and younger adults with issues such as memory, attentional capacity, and processing speed must be interpreted carefully.Why?
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What variable affects whether age differences will be obtained on divided attention tasks?
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Which of the following places minimal demands on attentional capacity and gets information into the system largely without us being aware of it?
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Under which conditions do older and younger adults show similar patterns of attention allocation?
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Neuroimaging studies indicate that age-related changes in speed of processing
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When first learning to drive a manual transmission car, we are often aware of our processing and it seems to take all of our attention to coordinate our actions.This is an example of
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Most of us cannot accurately draw either side of common coins we see everyday, such as pennies.This is most likely because
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Age differences on divided attention tasks
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What part of the information processing system has an unlimited capacity, takes in information rapidly, and is almost an identical representation of the stimuli as it exists in the observable environment?
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John has driven the same short route to work everyday for the last seven years.Today he arrived at work and realized he really didn't remember any of his drive.This is an example of
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Attentional control is linked to the speed of processing in the
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A computer analogy is used to explain
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Trying to complete two tasks at one time requires which type of attention?
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The earliest step in information processing is
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Michael is trying to remember an address.He repeats it in his mind until he gets to his car and enters it into his navigation system.Michael is using his
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Research evidence indicates that the oldest adults have more irrelevant thoughts during processing tasks and have more trouble keeping these irrelevant thoughts out of mind.This is evidence of
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A small­capacity store that deals with the items currently "in use" is
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Which of the following is not an assumption of the information-processing approach?
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Taking notes while listening to a lecture requires
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The amount of information that can be processed at any given time is called the
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