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Memory // AP Psychology

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  1. The three stages of the Atkinson-Shiffrin process of memory are:
  2. 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?
  3. Which of the following brain structures plays a key role in transferring information from short-term memory to long-term memory
  4. Which of the following exemplifies retroactive interference?
  5. Judith is presented with a list of 50 animals. When asked to recall this list, she remembers more animals from the beginning than from the end of the list. This phenomenon demonstrates which of the following types of effect?
  6. When a list of words is learned in order, the words most likely to be forgotten are those that are
  7. An individual's ability to remember the day that she ate an orange after brushing her teeth and the nastiness involved is most clearly an example of which of the following kinds of memory?
  8. Context dependent/cue dependent theories of memory suggest that you would do best on a math test if you could be tested:
  9. __________ concentrates on the meaning of information you want to remember.
  10. Suzanne has a six-month "gap" in her memories of grade school. Her "gap" corresponds to the period immediately following a traumatic experience. Freud would argue Suzanne memory gap is most likely caused by:
  11. Psychologists have concluded that long-term memories fall into the following two categories:
  12. The process of holding information in memory is referred to as
  13. Which of the following would be an example of short-term memory?
  14. Often, memories appear to be available but not accessible, as in
  15. Rehearsal works best when
  16. 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?
  17. 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.
  18. To remember the five Great Lakes, you might remember the word HOMES, because each of the five letters in HOMES is the first letter of one of the Great Lakes. This strategy is known as
  19. Violinists use __________________ to remember the finger pickings involved in playing a song alongside the orchestra.
  20. As you study the vocabulary in this book, which method would result in the deepest level of processing?
  21. Which part of long term memory stores autobiographical memory?
  22. H.M. lost the ability to create new memories after his surgery, he is suffering from
  23. Another term for eidectic imagery is
  24. Your memory of how much fun you had last Spring break is an example of
  25. James was hit in the head by a pitch in baseball and no longer remembers anything prior to the incident but can form new memories. He likely suffers from:
  26. Retrograde amnesia involves ________ and is induced by ________.
  27. Which of the following are the three essential tasks of memory?
  28. Mnemonics are methods for
  29. The three memory stages, in order of processing, are
  30. ________ refers to a situation in which personal beliefs, attitudes and experiences impact memory
  31. You are an actor worried about remembering your lines. In order to help you a friend suggests that you remember each portion of the script by linking it to different places in your home. What memory technique has your friend suggested?
  32. Which theoretical perspective in psychology attempts to characterize the way in which humans store and process sensory information?
  33. Chuck recalls the day last summer when he fell off his bicycle and scraped his knee. This is an example of
  34. The study of the process of memory is of most interest to ___________ psychologists.
  35. 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