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  • Question 1
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    When past memories prevent individuals from retaining new memories

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    encoding failure

    repression

    retroactive interference

    proactive interference

  • Question 2
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    Memories outside of conscious awareness are called

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    proactive memories

    reactive memories

    explicit memories

    implicit memories

  • Question 3
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    The image that persists for about 1/2 second after being seen is a(n)

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    sensation

    echo

    icon

    illusion

  • Question 4
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    Transforming incoming information into a usable form is the stage of memory called

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    retrieval

    encoding

    storage

    organization

  • Question 5
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    The storage capacity of long-term memory is best described as

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    a single item

    about seven items

    about seven volumes

    limitless

  • Question 6
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    The first step in placing information into memory storage is

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    rehearsal

    sensory memory

    short-term memory

    mnemonic memory

  • Question 7
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    The process of holding information in memory is referred to as

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    retrieval

    encoding

    storage

    organization

  • Question 8
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    Organizing information into larger units to increase the efficiency of short-term memory is called

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    Chunking

    categorization

    verbal labeling

    symbolization

  • Question 9
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    Information remembered without cues, often verbatim is called

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    recall

    recognition

    relearning

    reintegration

  • Question 10
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    Remembering the first and last items on a list, better than than middle ones is due to

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    the tip-of-the-tongue phenomenon

    redintegration

    the serial position effect

    the pseudo-memory effect

  • Question 11
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    Procedural memory would be affected by damage to the

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    cerebrum

    cerebellum

    motor cortex

    limbic system

  • Question 12
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    This kind of memory is part of long-term memory and contains factual information

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    Episodic

    Semantic

    Declarative

    Procedural

  • Question 13
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    A memory that is consciously retrieved and we are aware of having is called a(n)

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    Eidetic memory

    Priming memory

    Implicit memory

    Explicit memory

  • Question 14
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    Interference theories of forgetting say that retention will be best when studying is followed by

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    sleep

    light reading or watching TV

    studying similar subject matter

    studying different subject matter

  • Question 15
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    A multiple choice test makes use of which type of memory?

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    Recall

    Recognition

    Relearning

    Redintergration

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