Memory and Information Processing Over Time


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What is it called when a baby imitates something her mother does after a minute or two?

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1. When does an infant exhibit long term memory?

2. Which of the following people is likely to have the best memory?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Memory and information processing abilities change drastically throughout infancy and life in general, and this quiz and worksheet combination will help you test your understanding of these changes. The practice questions on the quiz will test you on long term memory and when memory peaks.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • When long-term memory develops in infants
  • Life stage when memory peaks
  • Memories related to personal experiences
  • The difference between dementia and Alzheimer's

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information on memory from the related lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as Alzheimer's and dementia
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about infants imitating the actions of others

Additional Learning

To learn more about these changes, review the accompanying lesson called Memory and Information Processing Over Time. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define childhood amnesia
  • Understand Age-Related Memory Impairment
  • Differentiate between dementia and Alzheimer's
  • Understand the life cycle of memory and information processing