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Memory



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Question 1.
Eidetic imagery is sometimes called ____________________.

 
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Question 2.
Elaborative rehearsal involves _________________.

 
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Question 3.
The process of selectively looking, listening, smelling, and feeling is called __________________.

 
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Question 4.
We use mnemonics to __________________.

 
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Question 5.
What is the term for the type of memory that is usually permanent and stores what we know?

 
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Question 6.
Match the following terms with their examples.



A matching question presents 6 answer choices and 6 items. The answer choices are lettered A through F. The items are numbered 6.1 through 6.6. Screen readers will read the answer choices first. Then each item will be presented along with a select menu for choosing an answer choice. Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A You are taking a class in motorcycle skills. Today, you are asked to ride the motorcycle around several cones. Where is your memory for doing this later stored?
B You are 18 years old. Your brother reminds you about the time you sat on your cake on your sixth birthday. Where is this memory stored?
C You are attempting to remember a short poem. You repeat the poem over and over again. What memory strategy is this?
D This is where the image of a flashy website will initially enter your memory.
E You are attempting to remember the names of your professors this semester. Your math professor's name is Dr. Berube. You associate her with the large ruby ring she wears. What memory strategy is this?
F You decide to order a pizza for dinner. You look up the telephone number, then rush towards the phone while repeating the number in your head. Where is the number stored while you rush to the phone?
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Question 7.
Chunking is a means of

 
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Question 8.
Connecting new information to material which is already known is called

 
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Question 9.
In interviewing witnesses to a bank robbery, a detective hears a different story from each witness. Witnesses recall different hair color, height, and even the number of suspects involved. The most likely explanation for these differences in the stories of the witnesses is

 
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Question 10.
Memories that concern events that are highly significant and are vividly remembered are called

 
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Question 11.
Our recollection of events that occurred in our life and when those events took place is called _____________ memory.

 
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Question 12.
Our visual sensation of a classmate walking past us would initially be in the

 
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Question 13.
Proactive interference of long-term memory means

 
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Question 14.
The definition of a key term from your psychology text is most likely stored in _____________ memory.

 
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Question 15.
The hippocampus is important for

 
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Question 16.
Working memory and ____________ mean the same thing.

 
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Question 17.
Which memory system can be measured by priming?

 
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Question 18.
Which memory system holds sensory information for a very brief retention of images?

 
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Question 19.
When people try to recall a list of items immediately after learning it, what are the results?

 
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Question 20.
Because memory is reconstructive, it's easy to believe you remember something that never actually happened.

   
 
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Question 21.
Recall typically is easier than recognition.

   
 
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Question 22.
Most cognitive researchers agree with Freud that experiences of early childhood are too traumatic to remember.

   
 
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Question 23.
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The ability to retrieve and reproduce from memory previously encountered material is
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Question 24.
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memory is a limited-capacity memory system in the three-box model of memory that is involved in the retention of information for brief periods. 
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Question 25.
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memories are memories of facts, rules, concepts, and events. 
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