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Attention and Memory of the Aging Population Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is not an example of a verbal mnemonic?

Question 2 2. Selective attention involves _____.

Question 3 3. Which one of the following answer choices is an example of rehearsal?

Question 4 4. How do episodic memory and semantic memory differ?

Question 5 5. What kind of memory becomes increasingly difficult to form and maintain as people age?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following does NOT demonstrate a way in which the misinformation effect might play a role when a man tells a story about something that happened to him?

Question 7 7. How do older people compensate for changes in processing speed?

Question 8 8. Remembering things that happened a few seconds or minutes ago is called _____.

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

Question 10 10. Mary, Bob, Richard, and Joan are all getting older in age. What would their doctor expect to see with their advancing age?

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Question 11 11. How do cued recall and free recall differ?

Question 12 12. You remember that somebody told you the story about dropping a Thanksgiving turkey, but no matter how hard you try you can't remember who it was. This is an example of _____.

Question 13 13. When you still see an image after closing your eyes, you're utilizing your:

Question 14 14. Thinking skills are also called _____ abilities.

Question 15 15. If you are using spaced learning to study for a test on Friday, you may study on _____.

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Question 16 16. We're better able to remember material if it is _____.

Question 17 17. How do mnemonics work?

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements about long-term memory is TRUE?

Question 19 19. Infants recognize their mothers most directly through _____.

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements about short-term memory is TRUE?

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Question 21 21. Remembering things that happened more than a few minutes ago is called _____.

Question 22 22. If you're conducting an experiment, why is it important to be concerned with priming?

Question 23 23. Long-term memories include all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 24 24. How might a baseball player's schema from his home ballpark help him when his team travels to another ballpark?

Question 25 25. Sam is a top-down processor. In selecting a restaurant for date night, he will likely consider all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following statements about implicit memories is FALSE?

Question 27 27. As we age, our processing speed _____.

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. What statement is TRUE about memory retrieval in older people?

Question 30 30. A therapist shows a patient a red piece of paper and a blue piece of paper, then later presents the patient with the red piece of paper, and asks what color the other piece of paper was. What kind of memory does this involve?

Attention and Memory of the Aging Population Chapter Exam Instructions

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