Key Concepts In The Cognitive Perspective

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Cognitive Quizzes & Trivia

A quick quiz in cognitive perspective vocabulary.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The component of long-term memory that stores "how-to" information, such as how to play an instrument or solve a puzzle.
  • 2. 
    What is the component of long-term memory that involves general knowledge of the world?
    • A. 

      Procedural memory

    • B. 

      Semantic memory

    • C. 

      Episodic memory

    • D. 

      Sensory memory

  • 3. 
    In a cognitive experiment, you may be asked to recall a list of items. If the experimenter asks you to count in threes before repeating the items and you subsequently forget some of them, what is this called?
    • A. 


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  • 4. 
    The first step of processing information so that it can be stored in memory later.
  • 5. 
    The "magic number" of memory; on average, this is the maximum number of separate items that can be encoded at once.
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