Psych Ch 6 Online Test

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the stage of memory in which it’s stored
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the information-processing model assumes that the length of time a memory will be remembered depends on…
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holding information just long enough to work with it
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which of the following is a feature of the storage stage of memory?
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parallel distributed processing model
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the __________ is derived from work in the development of artificial intelligence
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infantile amnesia
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early memories before the age of 2 years old tend to be implicit, which may explain….
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implicit
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early memories from the first few years of our lives are often difficult to bring into consciousness because they tend to be…
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auditory form
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short-term memory tends to be encoded primarily in…
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central executive
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the _______ acts as interpreter for both the visual and auditory information in short-term memory
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semantic
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_________ memory refers to the awareness of the meanings of words, concepts, and terms as well as names of objects, math skills, and so on
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elaborative rehearsal
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Which of the following is a way of transferring information from STM into LTM by making the information meaningful in some way? -encoding specificity -elaborative rehearsal -maintenance rehearsal -rote learning
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found its way into her LTM
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After she had used maintenance rehearsal many times, Eve’s social security number…
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selective attention
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in spite of the loud music and may conversations at the party, Rachel was able to hear her friend say her name. Rachel’s ability to hear her name regardless of the background noise is an example of what?
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from 5-9 bits of information
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George Miller concluded that the capacity of the STM is…
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elaborative rehearsal
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one may transfer information from STM into LTM by…
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chunking
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Pedro was able to recall his new friend’s phone number by reminding himself that the last 4 digits were the same as his own, just in a different order. Pedro was able to use _______ to help him remember his friend’s phone number.
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sensory
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as amanda was reading through her course text, she couldn’t remember anything that she read. she realized that although she was seeing words, she wasn’t processing the information. the information-processing memory system being used by Amanda was _______ memory
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requires little or no effort to retrieve
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information that enters LTM by automatic encoding…
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recognition
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to answer the questions in this test, which type of memory recall will you most frequently use?
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flashbulb memories
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people’s memories of 9/11 are best described as
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the importance of retrieval cues in memory
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you walk into a room and you know that there’s something you need, but in order to remember it, you have to go back to the room you started in and use your surrounding. this illustrates…
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a false positive
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juana was certain that the man she saw in the police photograph was the man who stole her purse. later, another man confessed to the crime. this is an example of…
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false memory
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_________ syndrome refers to the creation of inaccurate memories through the suggestion of others, often while the person is under hypnosis
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plausible false events; false memories; implausible false events
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a study conducted by Pezdek and Hodge asked kids to read 5 different summaries of childhood events. 2 of these events were false, but only 1 of the 2 events were plausible. the kids were all told that all of the events happened to them as small children. the results of this study indicated that the __________ were significantly more likely to be remembered as ________ than were the ___________
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the misinformation effect
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kevin was in a study room during which he was shown a photo of a man with straight hair. later, he was asked if he noticed the mean’s curly hair. kevin was then convinced that the man in the photo has curly hair. this is an example of….
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proactive interference
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marcia dated davio for several years. they recently broke up and marcia went out on a date with a man named oliver. while on the date, marcia mistakenly called him davio. this is an example of….
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proactive interference
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when diana remodeled her kitchen, she moved the clock from one wall to another. now every time she enters the kitchen, she looks at the blank wall to see the time. diana is experiencing…

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