Basic Psychological Processes: Definition & Overview


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Which of the following basic psychological processes involves the holding, storage, and retrieval of information?

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1. Which of the following best describes the process of learning?

2. Which of the following basic psychological processes acts as a filter and only allows information it deems as relevant to pass through for processing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the psychological processes our minds undertake daily. In this quiz/worksheet combo will cover topics including the processes for storing information, learning, the cocktail party effect and how our minds filter pertinent information.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The psychological processes involving holding, storing and retrieving of information
  • The process of learning
  • Which process acts as a filter
  • The process in which transduction occurs
  • The cocktail party effect

Skills Practiced

Use these assessments to practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related psychology lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the basic processes of the mind
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about aspects of common psychological processes

Additional Learning

Take a look at the basic psychological processes by reviewing the associated lesson called, Basic Psychological Processes: Definition & Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the mind and its behavior using basic psychological processes
  • Explore the terms related to the psychological processes
  • See examples of the learning process
  • Understand how memory works