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Memory & Forgetting Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Context-dependent memory is entirely dependent on what?

Question 2 2. Which form of memory retrieval works without using extra clues, and describes the ability to simply remember information?

Question 3 3. Recognition describes memory retrieval through what process?

Question 4 4. Raj is asked to remember a list of eight words. When tested on the words later, he can only remember the first three words on the list. Raj's results reflect which phenomenon from short-term memory?

Question 5 5. Which of the five senses is the basic mechanism routinely used by short-term memory?

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Question 6 6. According to research, how many pieces of information can be used by short-term memory at any given time?

Question 7 7. Why is semantic memory important?

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements regarding semantic memory is true?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT an episodic memory?

Question 10 10. Iconic memory is associated with which sensory system?

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Question 11 11. How many main memory processes exist according to the Atkins-Shiffrin Theory of Memory?

Question 12 12. Echoic memories are associated with which sensory system?

Question 13 13. Displacement theory is based on what assumption about short-term memory?

Question 14 14. Interference theory claims that some long-term memories cannot be recalled because they have become _____.

Question 15 15. Which of the following is least likely to occur in long-term memory?

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Question 16 16. Most of your intelligence, active memory, and personality--most of what makes you the person you are--resides in the _____ part of your brain.

Question 17 17. This area helps you to regulate and control your fear and pleasure responses.

Question 18 18. If a person were practicing a difficult piece on the piano, you would expect this area to light up with activity. (Select the best answer)

Question 19 19. What is the serial position effect?

Question 20 20. Which of these memory phenomena states that information is retained better through daily review bit by bit rather than mass practice or review in one session?

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Question 21 21. Hermann Ebbinghaus was a professor at which university?

Question 22 22. What is visual encoding?

Question 23 23. What is acoustic encoding?

Question 24 24. What is semantic encoding?

Question 25 25. How are procedural memory and declarative memory different?

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Question 26 26. What are the two types of long-term memory?

Question 27 27. Which of the following statements regarding declarative memory is TRUE?

Question 28 28. What is the difference between episodic memory and semantic memory?

Question 29 29. What is episodic memory?

Question 30 30. What is episodic learning?

Memory & Forgetting Chapter Exam Instructions

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