Human Memory & Language And Thought

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Memory Quizzes & Trivia

The quiz is on Psychology chapters 7 Human Memory and chapter 8 Language and Thought.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not part of Memory?
    • A. 

      Storage

    • B. 

      Retrieval

    • C. 

      Incubation

    • D. 

      Encoding

  • 2. 
    Which encoding process is stored based on visual codes?
    • A. 

      Semantic

    • B. 

      Phonemic

    • C. 

      Structural

    • D. 

      Acoustic

  • 3. 
    The measure of the capacity of short-term memory is what?
    • A. 

      Chunking

    • B. 

      Encoding

    • C. 

      Memory spam

    • D. 

      Displacment

  • 4. 
    Strategies for remembering infomation include which of the following?
    • A. 

      Decay Theory

    • B. 

      Recall

    • C. 

      Peg Word system

    • D. 

      Memory span

  • 5. 
    The primacy effect decribes what?
    • A. 

      Forgetting items in the beginning of a sequence

    • B. 

      Remembering items at the end of a sequence

    • C. 

      Remembering items at the beginning of a sequence

    • D. 

      Forgetting items at the end of a sequence

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Distinguished between Bottom-up processing and Top-down processing.

    • B. 

      Introduces holophrases

    • C. 

      Distinguished between a sentence's surface structure and it's deep structure.

    • D. 

      Introduces underextension and overgeneralization.

  • 7. 
    Which one of these is not involved in cognition?
    • A. 

      Acquisition

    • B. 

      Storage

    • C. 

      Decay Theory

    • D. 

      Retrieval

  • 8. 
    Underextension occurs when?
    • A. 

      A child uses a word to mean more than an adukt speaker would.

    • B. 

      A child goes from the cooing and crying stage to babbling.

    • C. 

      A child only uses a word in a specific content.

    • D. 

      Logical reasoning is not helpful.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following includes mental procedures that yield valid conclusions?
    • A. 

      Inductive reasoning

    • B. 

      Deductive reasoning

    • C. 

      Logical reasoning

    • D. 

      Syllogisms