Memory Distortion: Source Amnesia, Misinformation Effect & Choice-Supportive Bias

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How might a baseball player's schema from his home ballpark help him when his team travels to another ballpark?

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1. You remember that somebody told you the story about dropping a Thanksgiving turkey, but no matter how hard you try you can't remember who it was. This is an example of _____.

2. 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?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help you to gain more perspective on memory distortion. You'll have to know about the use of a schema and the inability to recall specific memories.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools will gauge your grasp of:

  • Being able to analyze examples of misinformation
  • Identifying examples of choice support bias
  • Understanding what it means to feel uncertain in a given scenario

Skills Practiced

The worksheet and quiz will assess the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on memory distortion
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding choice supportive bias
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about examples related to memory distortion

Additional Learning

Use this lesson on memory distortion to learn more about the subject. The lesson is entitled Memory Distortion, and it will cover the following study points:

  • Define schema
  • Be able to recognize the misinformation effect
  • Apply choice support bias
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