MTEL Reading Specialist: Attention & Memory Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. George Miller published a study called _____.

Question 2 2. Long-term memories include all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 3 3. In order to remember a list of steps to shoot a rifle, which are Breath, Relax, Aim, Sight, Squeeze, Maria just remembers the word 'BRASS.' Which mnemonic device has Maria used here?

Question 4 4. How might a baseball player's schema of his home ballpark help him when his team travels to another ballpark?

Question 5 5. What larger, general memory improvement strategy do acronyms and the acrostic method fall within?

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Question 6 6. Josephine witnessed a man murder a woman on the street. Even though she was not physically harmed in the event, ever since that day, she has not been able to remember her name or anything about her own identity. Which kind of amnesia is Josephine experiencing?

Question 7 7. We tend to concentrate on

Question 8 8. Estimate the attention span of a 5 year old child.

Question 9 9. 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 10 10. Which of the following is not an example of a verbal mnemonic?

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Question 11 11. Sensory memories include:

Question 12 12. We're better able to remember material if it is _____.

Question 13 13. Which of the following is TRUE of focused attention?

Question 14 14. Let's say you are at a loud sports game leaning in to listen to your friend talk to you. What kind of attention are you using?

Question 15 15. The Two-Store Model of Memory suggests that there are three basic types of memory. What are those three types?

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Question 16 16. Attention is best defined as:

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

Question 18 18. In order to remember all four compass directions, young Luc simply remembers the sentence 'Never Eat Sour Watermelons,' in which the first letter of each word is a cue for North, East, South, and West. Which mnemonic device has Luc used here?

Question 19 19. Organizing J F K O R D L A X into JFK, ORD, and LAX is an example of:

Question 20 20. Ian enjoys learning about different kinds of bird song. After he hears a bird sing, for just a couple of seconds, he can remember exactly what that bird sounded like, which helps him learn the difference between the birds. What type of memory is responsible for this auditory ability?

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Question 21 21. A veteran chef may chop an onion by relying on her:

Question 22 22. Multitasking

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. So that he can remember to buy for everyone on his shopping list, Claude visually imagines each item in a different room in his house. When he gets to the store, he mentally 'walks' through his house to remember the items. Which mnemonic device has Claude used here?

Question 25 25. 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?

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Question 26 26. Which one of the following answer choices is an example of rehearsal?

Question 27 27. What kind of attention would you be using if you were to take this quiz while watching a tv show?

Question 28 28. Many techniques have been designed to improve memory, such as the keyword technique and the method of loci. What is the term used for these memory improvement techniques and strategies?

Question 29 29. Which one of the following answer choices is an example of self-referencing?

Question 30 30. Which of the five senses is the basic mechanism routinely used by short-term memory?

MTEL Reading Specialist: Attention & Memory Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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