Factors Influencing Memory: Definition, Types & Examples


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1. Which of the following does NOT interfere with memory creation?

2. What are severe or pathological memory problems likely due to?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are several factors that can have an influence on memory that the worksheet and quiz combo will help you to learn more about. Specific information includes facts on how memories are initially created and issues that can impair an effective memory.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The lesson resources test you on:

  • The encoding process
  • Pathological memory problems
  • A factor(s) that interferes in memory creation
  • Testing a person's memory
  • The operation of mnemonics

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will assess the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on factors that influence memory
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about memory creation
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define or answer questions relating to main terms and phrases, such as pathological memory problems and encoding

Additional Learning

Learn more about memory by reviewing the corresponding lesson titled Factors Influencing Memory: Definition, Types & Examples. The following objectives will be addressed in detail:

  • Know causes of pathological memory problems, like Alzheimer's Disease
  • Understand how the storing and retrieving processes work in memory
  • Know about factors that can interfere with memory creation
  • Discover the ways to test the memory of a person
  • Understand how Memory Intervention can assist with memory retention and retrieval