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quiz 5 Psych

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After Maya gave her friend the password to a protected website, the friend was able to remember it only long enough to type it into the password box. In this instance, the password was clearly stored in her short term memory
Mr. Nydam suffers amnesia and is unable to remember playing golf several times each week on a particular course. Yet the more he plays the course, the more his game improves. His experience illustrates the need to distinguish between explicit memory and implicit memory
Mentally rehearsing the glossary definitions of unfamiliar terms in order to remember them for a later test illustrates effortful processing
Employing the single word HOMES to remember the names of North America’s five Great Lakes best illustrates the use of a mnemonic technique
the semantic processing of the words in a short poem illustrates deep processing
Storage the retention of encoding information over time
Memory persistence of learning over time
Process of encoding refers to getting information into the memory
According to Allen Baddeley, we consciously process incoming auditory and visual-spatial information in our working memory
Damage to the basal ganglia would most likely interfere with a persons memory of how to play the piano
Conscious memories of emotionally stressful events are likely to be facilitated by activation of the amygdala
The hippocampus is central to the processing of procedural memoryes
Hearing the word “rabbit” may lead people to spell the spoken word “hair” as “h-a-r-e”. This best illustrates the outcome of a process known as priming
• At a block party, Cyndi is introduced to eight new neighbors. Moments later, she remembers only the names of the first three and last two neighbors. Her experience illustrates serial position effect
The recall of sad experiences is often pried by feelings of sadness illustrates mood-congruent memory.
The inability to remember how the side with Lincoln’s head appears on a penny is most likely due to a failure encoding
During her evening Spanish language exam, Janica so easily remembers the French vocabulary she studied that morning that she finds it difficult to recall the Spanish vocabulary she rehearsed that afternoon. Her difficulty best illustrates proactive interference
Mrs. McBride can’t consciously recall how frequently she criticizes her children because it would be too anxiety-arousing to do so. Sigmund Freud would have suggested that her poor memory illustrates repression.
After Teresa was verbally threatened by someone in a passing car, she was asked whether she recognized the man who was driving the car. hours later, Teresa recalled that the driver was male rather than a female. Teresa’s experience best illustrates the misinformation effect
• Although Maria can encode and consciously recall new information, she is unable to consciously recall events that happened prior to the brain damage that she suffered as an adolescent. Maria’s memory difficult most clearly indicates retrograde amnesia
The gradual fading of the physical memory trace contributes to storage decay
While taking the final exam in American history, Marie was surprised and frustrated by her momentary inability to remember the name of the current president of the United States. Her difficulty most clearly illustrates retrieval failure
Although Ron typically smokes two packs of cigarettes a day, he recalls smoking little more than a pack a day. This poor memory best illustrates motivated forgetting
Several months after watching a science fiction movie about spaceship travel and alien abductions, Steve began to remember that he had been abducted by aliens and personally subjected to many of the horrors portrayed in the movie is an example of source amnesia
Created by: julshock