Advanced Psychology - Qp14

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Advanced Psychology - Qp14

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Forgetfulness seems to be a design fault in human beings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Even when information has been carefully stored in STM and retrieved on previous occasions, there is no guarantee that it will still be retrievable next time we need it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    It is fairly difficult to test the idea of interference.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    ‘Amnesia’ was the Latin word for ‘forgetfulness’ and still carries the same meaning today.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    ______ occurs when the patient cannot remember what happens after the blow (or surgery) which caused it.
    • A. 

      Anterograde amnesia

    • B. 

      Retrograde amnesia

  • 6. 
    External factors influencing memory includes: (Select three)
    • A. 

      Organisation

    • B. 

      Elaboration

    • C. 

      Process

    • D. 

      Distinctiveness

  • 7. 
    The most influential approach to pattern recognition is known as '______'.
    • A. 

      Method of loci

    • B. 

      Prototype theories

    • C. 

      Feature detection theory

  • 8. 
    Our ability to remember depends on the degree to which new information conforms to patterns of organisation that we have already learnt.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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