AP Psychology: Memory & Cognition Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is true about long-term memory?

Question 2 2. Infants recognize their mothers most directly through _____.

Question 3 3. How does the encoding process work?

Question 4 4. Sam is a top-down processor. In selecting a restaurant for date night, he will likely consider all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

Question 5 5. The most specific concept is the _____ concept.

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Question 6 6. Why are schemas important?

Question 7 7. Jared has been searching for a new car to buy for more than a year. When he finally buys a car, which of the following would demonstrate choice supportive bias on Jared's part?

Question 8 8. Using Roy G Biv to learn the colors of the rainbow is an example of _____.

Question 9 9. Which of the following is TRUE of heuristics?

Question 10 10. Recently, you've seen several reports of shark attacks in Florida on the news. You go to a beach in California and can't make yourself get in the water because all you can think about are sharks. This is an example of what type of heuristic?

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Question 11 11. The Baby-Friendly Initiative from the World Health Organization encourages hospitals to provide babies with skin-to-skin contact with their mothers after birth. Researchers have found that this helps babies to _____.

Question 12 12. Sensory memories include:

Question 13 13. Inductive reasoning involves starting with _____ and then _____.

Question 14 14. George Miller's study concluded that our short-term memory can hold

Question 15 15. The two main types of reasoning are:

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Question 16 16. With regards to taste, infants _____.

Question 17 17. When you still see an image after closing your eyes, you're utilizing your:

Question 18 18. Long-term memories include all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 19 19. A seven month old baby repeatedly babbles 'bababa' and 'dadada'. This is an example of

Question 20 20. The idea that members of a group differ in how similar they are to a prototype is called _____.

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Question 21 21. Which one of the following answer choices is an example of rehearsal?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is an argument against Noam Chomsky's theory of universal language?

Question 23 23. The holophrastic stage refers to the time when

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT an advantage of concepts?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is true about short-term memory?

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Question 26 26. Selective attention involves _____.

Question 27 27. Zoe is watching someone flip a coin several times. Someone asks her which sequence is more likely: Heads - Tails - Heads - Heads or Tails - Heads - Tails - Heads. She decides the first sequence looks more random and better matches the outcome she would expect. This is an example of which heuristic?

Question 28 28. Why do psychologists want to study cognition?

Question 29 29. Which of the following BEST explains why the alarm calls made by vervet monkeys should not be considered language?

Question 30 30. Which one of the following answer choices is an example of self-referencing?

AP Psychology: Memory & Cognition Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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