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Chapter 7: Memory

Question 1 of 12

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At her school's talent show, Noa answers questions about politics while spinning basketballs on her fingers. The question and answering mostly requires ________ memory, whereas the ball spinning mostly requires ________ memory.

Select one of the following:

  • Implicit; procedural

  • Declarative; procedural

  • Procedural; declarative

  • Implicit; declarative

Question 2 of 12

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To demonstrate the capacity of iconic memory, George Sperling showed that participants performed better with the ________ procedure.

Select one of the following:

  • Whole-report

  • Procedural memory

  • Partial report

  • Implicit memory

Question 3 of 12

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Mark looks up a number in a phone book but he forgets it before he has a chance to make the call. It sounds like Mark should have spent more effort on

Select one of the following:

  • Rehearsal

  • Chunking

  • Memory span

  • Iconic memory

Question 4 of 12

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Which of these is not a component of working memory?

Select one of the following:

  • The iconic memory buffer

  • The phonological loop

  • The central executive

  • The visuospatial sketchpad

Question 5 of 12

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Because of the usefulness of the retrieval cues, ________ is usually easier than ________ .

Select one of the following:

  • Recall; episodic memory

  • Recognition; recall

  • Semantic memory; recognition

  • Recall; recognition

Question 6 of 12

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After Meghan meets a group of people, she can remember the name of only the last person she met. This is an example of a(n) ________ effect.

Select one of the following:

  • Primacy

  • Temporal distinctiveness

  • Encoding specificity

  • Recency

Question 7 of 12

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Consider the word Mississippi. Which of these questions asks you to process that word at the deepest level of processing?

Select one of the following:

  • How many times does the letter s appear in the word?

  • Is this word the name of a river?

  • How many syllables does the word have?

  • What is the word's first letter

Question 8 of 12

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You've just memorized a list of nonsense words. You are going to try and recall the words everyday for the next 30 days (without looking back at the list). You would expect to show the most forgetting between

Select one of the following:

  • Day 1 and day 2

  • Day 3 and day 5

  • Day 5 and day 10

  • Day 10 and day 30

Question 9 of 12

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Pavel needs to learn the order of the planets with respect to their distance from the sun. To begin, he imagines Mercury as a giant bun and Venus shaped like a show. It sounds like Pavel is using

Select one of the following:

  • The method of loci.

  • The peg-word method.

  • Metamemory.

  • Iconic memory

Question 10 of 12

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At the start of each exam, Sarah reads over the full set of questions to determine which ones she feels pretty sure she'll get right. To make these judgements, Sarah is using

Select one of the following:

  • Encoding specificity.

  • Mnemonics.

  • Elaborative rehearsal.

  • Metamemory.

Question 11 of 12

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When you enter a restaurant to enjoy a meal, you'll probably put a memory structure known as a(an) ________ to good use.

Select one of the following:

  • Script

  • Exemplar

  • Prototype

  • Chunk

Question 12 of 12

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Your professor wants to give you advice based on the "testing effect." What is he likely to say?

Select one of the following:

  • Quiz yourself after you finish reading each chapter!

  • Study material from the middle of the chapter most carefully!

  • Use your judgments-of-learning to decide what to study more!

  • Try to study in the same room in which you're going to take the test!


Chapter 7: Memory

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Chapter 7: Memory Textbook Quiz for Psych 1020

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