Glencoe Understanding Psychology Chapter 7: Memory Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When you still see an image after closing your eyes, you're utilizing your:

Question 2 2. All of the following are true of dementia EXCEPT:

Question 3 3. Early-onset Alzheimer's occurs _____.

Question 4 4. Yasif hit his head on the diving board at school. After he woke up, he realized that he couldn't remember anything about the swim meet that had been happening before his dive. Which kind of amnesia is Yasif experiencing?

Question 5 5. A common sign or symptom of Alzheimer's may be:

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Question 6 6. Sensory memories include:

Question 7 7. Alzheimer's:

Question 8 8. Why can schemata sometimes hurt us?

Question 9 9. What kind of memory becomes increasingly difficult to form and maintain as people age?

Question 10 10. According to research, how many pieces of information can be used by short-term memory at any given time?

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Question 11 11. Swasti enjoys bird-watching, and she has memorized facts about dozens of bird species. However, when she tries to learn about a new species discovered in Brazil, her previous information about birds makes it harder for her to remember the new information. What memory problem has Swasti experienced in this example?

Question 12 12. A memory that relies on hearing sounds is a(n):

Question 13 13. 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 14 14. Long-term memories include all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 15 15. When we organize our world into frameworks or categories and those categories have multiple layers, the lower-level layers are called _____.

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Question 16 16. A concept or category for which a person has a lot of clear, accurate, useful information is referred to as a _____.

Question 17 17. You have recently bought a dog and are walking him in the park. In the park, you are now noticing the dogs much more and you take note of the fact that a labrador you saw has very neatly trimmed fur. You also notice that he can run very quickly, much faster than your dog. Identify which of the following in the previous scenario is an example of a schema.

Question 18 18. The way by which we can improve some symptoms of Alzheimer's includes:

Question 19 19. Think about the following letters: J B Y C K. According to the serial position curve, if people were asked to remember this list of letters, which letter is most likely to be forgotten?

Question 20 20. Which one of the following answer choices is an example of rehearsal?

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Question 21 21. Jenny has an accident and can't remember anything from before it. What is she suffering from?

Question 22 22. Carlos was in a car accident when he was 47 years old in which he hit his head on the steering wheel. Even though it's now six years later, Carlos thinks he's still 47 and doesn't remember anything that's happened over the last six years. Which kind of amnesia is Carlos experiencing?

Question 23 23. Jack must attend a funeral. Even though he has never been to a funeral before, he knows what to expect due to seeing funerals on TV and asking his friends about their experiences. His general expectation and idea for how funerals work is an example of what psychological concept?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT a cause of dementia?

Question 25 25. Topher was at a party and met a girl who gave him her phone number. The next day, he can't remember the number, so he goes back to the room where the party occurred as a way of trying to remember it. Topher is trying to use what memory phenomenon to help him in this example?

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Question 26 26. 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 27 27. Which of the following is true regarding Alzheimer's?

Question 28 28. George Miller's study concluded that our short-term memory can hold

Question 29 29. What's the most stable type of memory?

Question 30 30. A specific type of schema that tells us the particular order of events we expect to occur in a given context is called a(n) _____.

Glencoe Understanding Psychology Chapter 7: Memory Chapter Exam Instructions

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