Mood Congruency Effect: Definition & Examples - Quiz & Worksheet


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What does it mean for a memory to be mood congruent?

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1. Which of the following psychological diagnosis would be mood congruent with crying and feeling sad?

2. If you choose to ignore your mood as a way to affect how and what you remember in a situation, you are using which of the mood congruency effect theories?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will measure your understanding of the mood congruency effect. The material that you should focus on includes the relationship between memory and mood congruency and theories about this effect.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet set will test you on:

  • Disorder with symptoms of crying and sleeping all day
  • Examples of the application of the mood congruency effect
  • A memory that is mood congruent
  • Mood congruency effect theory that describes ignoring a mood

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a disorder with symptoms such as crying and lethargy
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the mood congruency effect and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about a memory that is mood congruent

Additional Learning

If you are interested in learning more about the mood congruency effect, check out the lesson titled Mood Congruency Effect: Definition & Examples. You will find these objectives in this lesson:

  • Explore the relationship between mood and learning
  • Review how a diagnosis can impact a person's mood
  • Learn about different examples of mood congruency effect in use
  • Identify how the mood congruency effect works