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Memory // AP Psychology

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  1. According to the levels of processing theory of memory,
  2. Which of the following brain structures plays a key role in transferring information from short-term memory to long-term memory
  3. Which of the following exemplifies retroactive interference?
  4. Memory starts with what stage according to the information-processing view of memory?
  5. When a list of words is learned in order, the words most likely to be forgotten are those that are
  6. 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?
  7. Context dependent/cue dependent theories of memory suggest that you would do best on a math test if you could be tested:
  8. The part of the brain that functions as a "switching station" between the STM and LTM (helps short term memories become long term memories) is the
  9. __________ concentrates on the meaning of information you want to remember.
  10. Transforming incoming information into a usable form is the stage of memory called
  11. According to the interference theory of forgetting,
  12. When new learning disrupts the ability to recall past, stored information, __________ has been said to occur.
  13. Rehearsal works best when
  14. If you keep accidentally calling your new girlfriend your old girlfriends name, you are experiencing
  15. The reason it may be difficult to remember how many rows of stars appear on the United States flag is most likely due to
  16. If you are trying to remember the names of all the U.S. presidents, the serial position effect would predict that you will have difficulty
  17. As you study the vocabulary in this book, which method would result in the deepest level of processing?
  18. Ebbinghaus found that when he returned to a list of words that he had previously memorized week before, it took him _______
  19. Bonnie is trying to remember what grocery items she needs from the stores. She repeats the words. Eggs, cookies, bread, tortillas, and pretzels over and over again in her mind. Bonnie is utilizing which memory technique?
  20. Another term for eidectic imagery is
  21. When you try to relate psychological terms you are learning in class to personal examples from your life. You are using
  22. As the information in this book passes from one stage of your memory to the next, the information becomes more
  23. Which of the following statements best describes forgetting, as characterized by Ebbinghaus's forgetting curve?
  24. Highly emotional memories such as those which many prisoners of war have experienced may cause post traumatic stress disorder. Recent research has found which brain structure to play a significant role in these emotional memories?
  25. Suggestibility can cause us to
  26. The _________ theory claims that establishing more connections with long-term memories makes information more meaningful and memorable and thus easier to recall.
  27. 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
  28. In proactive interference, old memories act to
  29. The observation that depressed people tend to favor recall of depressing memories is known memory.
  30. If you witness a mugging and the police ask, 'did you see the scar on the assailants face?' Even if there was no scar, you might reply that you did indeed see the scar. What fault of memory best explains this honest mistake?
  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. 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. Remembering to do a previously executed action at a specific time relates most clearly to: