1. One of the most accepted
models of human memory is the "stores" model proposed by
Atkinson and Shiffrin (1968). Which of the following is the correct
sequence of storage in that memory system model?
sensory, long-term, immediate memory
immediate, unconscious, useful memory
sensory, short-term, long-term memory
short-term, sensory, long-term memory
2. Marsha has just has
worked up a big appetite from her cheerleading practice, and has decided
to order a pizza. She calls information for the number, but doesn't
have a pen or paper to write it down. Instead, Marsha tries to remember
the phone number by saying it over and over again without thinking
about it. What Marsha is doing is engaging in:
the marsha marsha marsha memory strategy
3. While maintenance rehearsal
will help keep information in short-term memory for longer periods
of time, it does not help transfer information into long-term memory.
In order to get information into long-term memory we need to engage
4. When I was in tenth
grade I took calculus. Then, when I was in eleventh grade, I took
calculus 2. Unfortunately, much of the material in calculus 2 depends
on remembering information from calculus 1. My problem was that the
calculus 2 material was making it difficult for me to remember my
calculus 1 material. I was experiencing:
5. Which of the following
is NOT true of long-term memory:
it has unlimited space
it includes both semantic and episodic memory
it can hold information for unlimited lengths of time
it has about seven slots or chunks for information storage
6. One of the leaders in
the field of memory and eye-witness testimony is ______, who also
was a victim of false repressed memories about witnessing the death
of her mother (it was later confirmed that she had NOT found her mother
drowned in a pool despite having clear memories of this event).
7. Which one of the following
is an effective encoding technique to help improve memory (hint: this
method helps memory by increasing Short Term Memory capacity)?
8. Which one of the following
is NOT one of the three BASIC processes of memory?
9. According to the _____
theory of forgetting, sensory impressions and acquired knowledge of
facts leave memory traces that fade away with time or a lack of use.
10. In sensory memory,
visual stimuli are held for a very brief time as _____ memories, whereas
auditory stimuli are held as _____ memories.
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