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Memory // AP Psychology

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  1. Which of the following examples best illustrates episodic memory?
  2. Context dependent/cue dependent theories of memory suggest that you would do best on a math test if you could be tested:
  3. __________ concentrates on the meaning of information you want to remember.
  4. Criticism of recovered memories has centered on the fact that
  5. Transforming incoming information into a usable form is the stage of memory called
  6. 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:
  7. The storage capacity of long-term memory is best described as
  8. Essay questions tend to be more difficult than multiple choice because with an essay question,
  9. Students often assume that because they can answer all the study questions once, they have sufficiently prepared for a test. This mistaken attitude overlooks the importance of __________ for improving memory.
  10. 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
  11. Which of the following would be an example of short-term memory?
  12. According to the interference theory of forgetting,
  13. When new learning disrupts the ability to recall past, stored information, __________ has been said to occur.
  14. An area of the brain of particular importance for memory storage is the
  15. Modern cognitive research suggests that memory for emotionally arousing events
  16. If you keep accidentally calling your new girlfriend your old girlfriends name, you are experiencing
  17. The reason it may be difficult to remember how many rows of stars appear on the United States flag is most likely due to
  18. If your psychology instructor asks you to provide a definition of assimilation, she is asking you to answer a ________ question.
  19. 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
  20. Ebbinghaus found that when he returned to a list of words that he had previously memorized week before, it took him _______
  21. Extreme photographic memory is known as
  22. H.M. lost the ability to create new memories after his surgery, he is suffering from
  23. _________ occurs when newly learned information prevents the retrieval of previously stored, similar information.
  24. Your memory of how much fun you had last Spring break is an example of
  25. Which of the following statements best describes forgetting, as characterized by Ebbinghaus's forgetting curve?
  26. Retrograde amnesia involves ________ and is induced by ________.
  27. Which of the following are the three essential tasks of memory?
  28. The TOT (tip of the tongue) phenomenon occurs when
  29. In proactive interference, old memories act to
  30. 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
  31. Our ability to retain encoded material over time is known as
  32. 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?
  33. The best strategy by which to transfer information from working memory to long-term memory is to engage in
  34. When you learn the tango, you forget the mambo that you learned last year, this is an example of
  35. Which theoretical perspective in psychology attempts to characterize the way in which humans store and process sensory information?