How Age Affects Long-Term Memory


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Which of the following statements about explicit memories are TRUE?

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1. How do episodic memory and semantic memory differ?

2. Which is the following is the first step in forming a memory?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions in this quiz and worksheet will help you quickly determine your understanding of long-term memory. You'll be assessed on the types and parts of memory as well as the effects of aging.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on your knowledge of concepts related to memory and the functions of key terms, such as:

  • Explicit memory
  • First step in forming a memory
  • Semantic memory
  • Difficulty for older individuals regarding memory

Skills Practiced

You'll have the chance to use the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you recognize essential details from the lesson on effects of age on long-term memory
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the brain's ability to store information and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - use your knowledge to answer questions about the types of memory

Additional Learning

To examine memory more closely, you can check out our related lesson titled How Age Affects Long-Term Memory. The video lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Two types of long-term memory
  • Divisions within explicit memory
  • Three parts to memory
  • Causes of Alzheimer's disease