Psychology Intro To-memory

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As we know, psychology is the study of all things that the brain is responsible for, i. E. Mind, thought and more. That list includes the concept of memory, which we’re going to be taking a closer look at today.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The process by which we process an external event into memory is as follows:
    • A. 

      Sensory Memory, Short-term Memory, Long-term Memory.

    • B. 

      Short-term Memory, Long-term Memory, Sensory Memory.

    • C. 

      Snesory Memory, Long-term Memory, Short-term Memory.

  • 2. 
    There are two forms of encoding of sensory information. Automatic and Efortlful. One of the answers below falls into the automatic type. Select it.
    • A. 

      Learning new language

    • B. 

      Space

    • C. 

      Learning to read

    • D. 

      Remembering a series of numbers

  • 3. 
    The fact that given a list or series of words or numbers we can recall the first and last numbers rather easily is an example of:
    • A. 

      Short-term Memory

    • B. 

      Spacing Effect

    • C. 

      Serial Position Effect

    • D. 

      Sensory Memory

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The process by which we associate a visual image with a memory is called?
    • A. 

      Visual Encoding

    • B. 

      Visual Memory

    • C. 

      Visual Sense

    • D. 

      Memory of Vision

  • 6. 
    Long term potentiation is believed to increase the activity in________ and is thought to be the neural basis for learning and memory.
    • A. 

      Neuronal synapse's

    • B. 

      Neural ganglion

    • C. 

      Cell division

    • D. 

      Cell destruction

  • 7. 
    Your memory of your location as the WTC were being attacked can be attributed to?
    • A. 

      Short-term Memory

    • B. 

      Long-term Memory

    • C. 

      Stress-related Memory

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    The last question is an example of a/an?
    • A. 

      Electric memory

    • B. 

      Squar memory

    • C. 

      Lightening memory

    • D. 

      Flashbulb memory

  • 9. 
    The two types of long term memories are explicit and implicit. Which is said to be the unconscious one?
    • A. 

      Implicit

    • B. 

      Explicit

  • 10. 
    Functions such as Skills and motor Cognition are found to be this type of long-term memory?
    • A. 

      Implicit

    • B. 

      Explicit

  • 11. 
    This type of long-term memory is processed in the hippocampus?
    • A. 

      Implicit

    • B. 

      Explicit

  • 12. 
    Multiple choice questions test our _________ ?
    • A. 

      Recognition

    • B. 

      Recall

    • C. 

      Relearning

  • 13. 
    Fill in the ____________  questions test our?
    • A. 

      Recognition

    • B. 

      Recall

    • C. 

      Relearning

  • 14. 
    Remembering a memory of an old girlfriend as you hear a song on the radio from the time you were dating is an example of?
    • A. 

      Shaping

    • B. 

      Perception Constance

    • C. 

      Relearning

    • D. 

      Retrieval Cue

  • 15. 
    If I am in a sour mood and you were to walk into the room I would likely have what type of memories of you?
    • A. 

      Mad, negative.

    • B. 

      Happy

    • C. 

      Calming

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    The previous question is an example of?
    • A. 

      Mood-latent memories

    • B. 

      Mood-congruent memories

    • C. 

      Mood-parallel memories

  • 17. 
    Effortful processing , including rehearsal that is spaced out(space effect) over time, requires conscious attention and frequency?  T  F
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    In _____________  _____________ we use new and stored information along with best case scenario guess work to construct the memory.
  • 19. 
    ___________ ____________ is the term coined when we have the memory correct but are unable to determine the source or have the wrong source.
  • 20. 
    _________________ memories are of the consciouse effort and are stored in the hippocampus.
  • 21. 
    Implicit memories are of the unconscious type and are stored in the _____________