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Memory // AP Psychology

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  1. James is memorizing a list of tools to remember when he heads to home depot: screwdriver, hammer, nail, pitchfork, drill, rotor, wrench, wedge, and screws. If the law of primacy holds and he forgets the list, which of the following is Doug most likely to remember when he gets to the store?
  2. According to the levels of processing theory of memory,
  3. Buster McGee suffered a head injury in a wild bus accident in Zimbabwe. He now has clear memories of events that occurred before the accident, but he has great difficulty remembering any of the experiences he has had since the accident. John's symptoms are descriptive of
  4. __________ concentrates on the meaning of information you want to remember.
  5. The process of holding information in memory is referred to as
  6. Working memory is associated with which of the following?
  7. A mail clerk has to rearrange mailboxes in a student dormitory and for a few days has difficulty sorting the mail since the out slots interfere with her memory of the new slots. This illustrates
  8. Procedural memory would be affected by damage to the
  9. Which of the following would be an example of short-term memory?
  10. The "magic number" __________ represents the average number of "bits" of information that short-term memory can usually handle
  11. Rehearsal works best when
  12. If you witnessed a crime and were asked to pick out the criminal from a lineup, you would be doing what kind of memory task?
  13. Interference theories of forgetting suggest that retention will be best when study is followed by
  14. To answer this multiple choice question, you must use
  15. If you keep accidentally calling your new girlfriend your old girlfriends name, you are experiencing
  16. According to Freud, those individuals who had been held in concentration camps during World War II would _________ these memories because they are too painful to remember.
  17. Violinists use __________________ to remember the finger pickings involved in playing a song alongside the orchestra.
  18. According to Freud, the only way to be free of repressed memories is to
  19. Which part of long term memory stores autobiographical memory?
  20. _________ occurs when newly learned information prevents the retrieval of previously stored, similar information.
  21. Which of the following statements best describes forgetting, as characterized by Ebbinghaus's forgetting curve?
  22. Which of the following is a major objection to the 'video recorder' theory of memory?
  23. _____________Memory is the LTM subsystem that stores memory for how tasks are done.
  24. Suggestibility can cause us to
  25. Leon is an architect, he has been plotting out restaurants. For all of the restaurants in in the past Leon has worked the traffic flow in a clockwise manner. For the current restaurant this will not work, but Leon cannot think of another way to route the traffic. Leon is experiencing
  26. Which kind of forgetting is involved when the sociology I studied yesterday makes it more difficult to learn and remember the psychology I am studying today?
  27. Because ideas in LTM are stored in terms of meaning, a practical way to improve memory is
  28. If George was trying to remember information for his Biology exam and he has encoded the information correctly but cannot remember it after two days, there may be a problem with
  29. Remembering the explanation that your psychology professor gave when she described neural networks is likely held in your
  30. Our ability to retain encoded material over time is known as
  31. ________ refers to a situation in which personal beliefs, attitudes and experiences impact memory
  32. The psychoanalytic concept of repression suggests a difficulty in the functioning of which aspect of memory?
  33. Which theoretical perspective in psychology attempts to characterize the way in which humans store and process sensory information?
  34. Your ability to successfully complete routine tasks like returning library books on time, writing and submitting your college essays before the deadline, etc. most clearly relate to
  35. A major conclusion shown through Ebbinghaus's forgetting curve is that: