Psychology: Memory Ch.6 + Learning Ch.7 Quiz

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Psychology Quizzes & Trivia

Quiz covers material in the book chapter 6 and chapter 7. Fill in the BEST answer from your notes for each question below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What kind of memory consists of the skills or procedures that people have learned?
  • 2. 
    What kind of memory consists of events that people have experienced or witnessed? (do not answer flashbulb)
  • 3. 
    Sensory memory consists of the ___________ , initial recording of information that has entered through a person’s senses.
  • 4. 
    What is a special kind of episodic memory?
  • 5. 
    What is the memory of general knowledge?
  • 6. 
    What contains the information a person wants to remember more than just briefly?
    • A. 

      Long-term memory

    • B. 

      Short-term memory

    • C. 

      Psychic memory

    • D. 

      Amnesiatic memory

  • 7. 
    How many kinds of memory are there?
  • 8. 
    What is a mental process for organizing into meaningful units?
    • A. 

      Storage

    • B. 

      Chunking

    • C. 

      Icons

    • D. 

      Decoding

  • 9. 
    Short-term memory can retain only a limited amount of information at one time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    An encouraging stimulus that increases the frequency of a behavior when it is presented is called a positive reinforcer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    An observable reaction is called a stimulus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    This type of memory consists of the immediate, initial recording of information that has entered through a person’s senses.
  • 13. 
    When the brain translates incoming information into visual, acoustic, or semantic codes it is called
  • 14. 
    Mental pictures we form of visual stimuli are called
    • A. 

      Stimuli

    • B. 

      Icons

    • C. 

      Photoreceptors

    • D. 

      Flashbulb

  • 15. 
    Anterograde prevents a person from forming new memories following a trauma
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    A person can retrieve a context dependent memory by going back to the place where the memory was formed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    People that cannot remember events from their infancy or early childhood are experiencing
    • A. 

      Repression

    • B. 

      Trauma

    • C. 

      Infantile Amnesia

    • D. 

      Decay

  • 18. 
    Repeating information over and over again to keep from forgetting it is called ________________ rehearsal.
  • 19. 
    Severe memory loss from injury, shock, fatigue, illness, or repression is
  • 20. 
    Something used to help trigger a memory of something else
  • 21. 
    What is a learned avoidance for a certain food?
  • 22. 
    Learning by observing and imitating the behavior of others is called _______ learning.
  • 23. 
    A type of conditioned learning in which only some of the responses are reinforced is called ____________  reinforcement.
  • 24. 
    When a person is exposed to the harmless stimulus until fear responses to that stimulus are extinguished, this is called _______________.
  • 25. 
    An unpleasant stimulus that increases the frequency of behavior when it is removed is called a _______________  reinforcer.
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