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Learning over time through the storage and retrieval of information is known as:
Before we can memorize information, first our brain has to organize it as it comes in from our senses. This is:
For no reason at all, you decide remember that trip you took to Six Flags last year. This behavior is an example of:
Part of our sensory memory, this refers to the visual information that we can hold on to for about 3/8ths of a second.
This type of encoding allows us to make meaningful connections between concepts in order to remember them better.
Information that we are currently thinking about, whether it's just been encoded or pulled from our long term memory, is handled by the:
George Miller and Herman Ebbinghaus both explored the limits of the short term memory. The number of items we can hold there is about ____ on average.
Automatically encoded memories of things like knowing how to ride a bike are known as:
Which of the following brain parts is NOT directly involved in memory creation?
Condensing "194520011492" into "1945," "2001" and "1492" to make them easier to remember illustrates which principle?
Method of Loci
When you want to remember a list of items for the grocery store, you might map them onto your fingers. "Index finger is milk," "Middle finger is eggs..." This illustrates which memory principle?
Method of Loci
When you can't remember your NEW friend Janna's name because you keep thinking of your OLD friend Juno's name, you are a victim of:
Clive Wearing is unable to create new memories due to his:
When a memory is UNCONSCIOUSLY removed from our ability to remember it, it has been
"How fast were the cars going when they CRASHED?" The word crashed can elicit a different answer in a subject than the word "impacted." This illustrates the power of Elizabeth Loftus'
When you think of the concept of "Bird," the first bird you might think of is "Pigeon." That's because a pigeon is likely your __________ of "bird."
If you fail to think of an ostrich as a "bird" because it doesn't match your prototype of what a bird is, you're limited by your
Computers and humans are both capable of ___________ when it comes to problem solving, but it's not the most efficient way of doing things.
This woman's focus on the one bit of information that agrees with her illustrates the:
"If all else fails, kick it" works for some things, but if we are limited only to what has worked before, then we are being restrained by our:
Jill Price has the ability to remember her life with near-perfect accuracy thanks to her:
Kohler's monkeys ponder problems about how to access trapped food until they stumble upon a solution with a burst of inspiration known as:
According to Ebbinghaus' Forgetting Curve, how much unpracticed information is lost within an hour?
"1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10." If I remember "9 and 10" the best, it's because of the
If we want to learn a subject the best, we should expose ourselves to the material over the course of several days, with plenty of sleep in between. This is known as the
One of the reasons we don't remember something is that it never gets into our memory in the first place. This is known as:
Which of the following is NOT a step in the Information Processing model of Memory?
Which of the following is MOST likely to create a Flashbulb Memory?
Watching a shocking national event on TV
An average Tuesday
A really good dinner
"A hammer is for hammering and pulling nails ONLY" is an example of
A critique of IQ tests is that it's difficult to make them universally good for everyone. The people who make them always have a(n)
different ideas of what intelligence is
The reason that we generally refer to old people as "wise" is that they have a large amount of
The Flynn Effect suggests that we are getting ____________ over time.
More Culturally Biased
If my test gets similar scores no matter who grades it, then my test has:
Split Half Reliability
If my algebra intelligence test accurately foresees how well a person will do in Algebra, then it has
Split Half Reliability
"I can't fail this test, or people will use me as an excuse to call blondes dumb." This is an example of a(n)
This approach to intelligence suggests that we have a central value that makes it easier to learn specific things.
This approach to intelligence doesn't ask "IF you're smart," it asks "HOW are you smart?"
This approach to intelligence suggests that we may not be Analytically smart, but we might be Practically smart or Creatively Smart
Which of the following is NOT an element of Emotional Intelligence?
If a ten year-old has a mental age of fifteen, they have an IQ of
The most common and modern intelligence test give a broad interpretation of a person's IQ. This is the:
Multiple Intelligences Test
If I've established a norm for my test in terms of performance, and I can measure everyone's score against that norm, my test has been:
Taking different, related scores on an intelligence test and combining them into a larger score is known as: