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AP Psychology

Memory Unit

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After suffering a brain injury in a motorcycle accident, Adam cannot form new memories. He can, however, remember his life experiences before the accident. Adam's memory difficulty most clearly illustrates encoding failuer
The extensive rehearsal necessary to encode nonsense syllables best illustrates effortful processing
At a block party, Cyndi is introduced to eight new neighbors. Moments later, she can only remember the names of the first three and last two neighbors. Her experience illustrates the serial position effect
Although Jordan could not recall the exact words of a poem he had recently heard, he clearly remembered the meaning of the poem. This best illustrates the importance of semantic encoding
It is easier to remember "what sobriety conceals, alcohol reveals" than to recall "what sobriety conceals, alcohol unmasks." This best illustrates the value of acoustic coding
Employing the single word "HOMES" to remember the names of North America's five Great Lakes best illustrates the use of a mnemonic device
Which of the following is believed to be the biological basis for learning and memory? long term potentiation
Mr. Nydam suffers amnesia and is unable to remember playing golf 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 and implicit memory
Memories of emotional events are especially likely to be facilitated by activation of the amygdala
A measure of your memory in which you need to pick the correctly learned answer from a displayed list of options is known as a measure of recognition
The happier Judie is, the more readily she recalls her teachers as warm and generous. This best illustrates that emotional states can be retrieval cues
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 remember how frequently she criticizes her children because it would be too embarrassing for her. Sigmund Freud would have suggested that her poor memory illustrates repression
Recalling something that you had once merely imagined happening as something you had directly experienced best illustrates source amnesia
Created by: krilyn