Psychology Chapter 6 Practice Quiz

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Psychology Ch apter 6


 
  
Created Mar 1, 2010
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TIm is studying for a test. After seven consecutive hours of studying, he finds that he can...
 
retroactive interference
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A test that requires one to reproduce information in any order is a ____ test of memory.
 
free recall
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The items on this test illustrate which method of testing memory?
 
recognition
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The concept of a house would be stored in ____.
 
long-term memory
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Hermann Ebbinghaus found that memory is best immediatley after we learn information, and we...
 
curve or forgetting
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The process of getting info our of memory is known as:
 
retrieval
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The process of selective looking, listening, smelling and feeling is called _____.
 
attention
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What are the components of the information processing model in order?
 
Encoding, Storage, retrieval
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Our memories of general knowledge items such as the meanings of words or the dates of famous...
 
semantic memory
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The state psychology association has invited teams from all the colleges in the state to compete...
 
long-term memory
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Someone a short distance away, to whom we have been paying no attention, quietly speaks your...
 
the cocktail party phenomenon
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A recognition test requires one to:
 
pick the correct answer from among several possible ones provided
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Semantic Memory is organized ___.
 
heirarchically
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Information in short-term memory is retained___.
 
as long as it is rehearsed
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One feature of the Arkinson and Shiffrin model of memory is that :
 
all information going into long-term memory must first pass through both sensory store and...
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Students in a psychology experiment were exposed to three notes of music for a very short period...
 
The echo faded before being stored in short-term memory.
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Reproducing what one has learned exactly as one learned it, is required in the ___method of...
 
serial recall
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The average memory span consists of ____ items
 
7 Seven
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Most ppl cant store the following list of letters in short-term memory. GOTOYOURBEDROOM ...
 
chunking
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Encoding is:
 
representing information
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information in short-term memory is coded ____.
 
acoustically and visually
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Which of the following is an example of semantic memory?
 
concepts
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Memory span is characteristic of:
 
short-term memory
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Flashbulb memories
 
concern events that are highly significant
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Which statement about long-term memory is true?
 
all of the above
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the passing of time causes forgetting according to____.
 
decay theory
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Your tutor has "one last word" for you before she ends todays session. She tells you to study...
 
serial position effect
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Which type of memory is concerned with remembering the day your parents bought you a car?
 
episodic memory
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Chunking is a meansof --->
 
organizing information into meaningful units
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The theory that states that we forget information because other information gets in the way...
 
interference
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Sensory store memory:
 
holds information for one or two seconds
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An individual's semantic memory contains:
 
background knowledge about words, symbols, concepts and rules arranged as hierarchies of information...
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information that was either unintentionally committed to or unintentionally retired from memory...
 
implicit memory
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Retrieval cues ___.
 
are important in helping us remember items stored in long-term memory
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Which memory system provides us with a very brief image of all the stimuli present at a particular...
 
sensory memory
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The hippocampus is instrumental in:
 
transferring information from short-term to long-term memory
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On a TV game show, Jeannette is asked to name the state capital of Vermont. This information...
 
semantic memory
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Long-term memory is sometimes unreliable because of ___ of information
 
reconstruction
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Memory is classically defined as...
 
the ability to retain information over time
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Proactive interference of long-term memory means ____
 
old material interferes with memory of new material


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