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Psychology: Why do we forget?

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  • 1. Multiple Choice
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    What is forgetting?

    Failure to understand

    failure to retrieve information that was previously available

    ¨loss¨ of information

    the ability to retain information

  • 2. Multiple Choice
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    What is encoding failure?

    A process where the information was never encoded into LTM

    When your computer doesn't work correctly

    Where memories aren't recalled correctly

    When the synapses can't fully connect to form a full memory

  • 3. Multiple Choice
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    Who is Hermann Ebbinghaus?

    A man who pioneered the discovery of nonsense syllables

    A scientist that created the Skinner Box

    The guy that invented weinerschnitzel

    A German Psychologist that founded the curve of forgetting, a pioneer of the study of memory

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