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Memory // AP Psychology

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  1. 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?
  2. 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
  3. 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?
  4. __________ concentrates on the meaning of information you want to remember.
  5. Criticism of recovered memories has centered on the fact that
  6. The storage capacity of long-term memory is best described as
  7. Working memory is associated with which of the following?
  8. Remembering the first and last items of a list better than items in the middle is due to
  9. Which of the following would be an example of short-term memory?
  10. According to the interference theory of forgetting,
  11. A multiple choice question (like this one) makes greatest use of which type of memory?
  12. Most likely your of where you were the morning of September 11, 2001 is an example of a(n)
  13. If your psychology instructor asks you to provide a definition of assimilation, she is asking you to answer a ________ question.
  14. Knowing how to board a train is considered a _______ memory, while knowing that Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth president of the United States is a _________ memory.
  15. Extreme photographic memory is known as
  16. 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?
  17. H.M. lost the ability to create new memories after his surgery, he is suffering from
  18. _____________Memory is the LTM subsystem that stores memory for how tasks are done.
  19. Ned can no longer form any new memories after a car accident. He likely suffers from:
  20. 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:
  21. You go to a new fancy restaurant, and you are nervous because you are on a first date. However, since you have been to other nice restaurants before, you know that you will first be seated, then someone will take your drink orders, then you will have an appetizer, followed by dinner. If all goes well of the date, you may even stay for dessert! What is this an example of?
  22. If you learn material for your political science course in a classroom, and then are asked to take an exam for that course in a large lecture hall on the other side of campus, your scores may not be as high as you would like. What may explain this phenomena?
  23. Which of the following are the three essential tasks of memory?
  24. How long do sensory memories like iconic memory generally last?
  25. Which of the following is a culturally defined script that would violate most Americans ideas of acceptable behavior.
  26. Mnemonics are methods for
  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. 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?
  29. Because ideas in LTM are stored in terms of meaning, a practical way to improve memory is
  30. The observation that depressed people tend to favor recall of depressing memories is known memory.
  31. Our ability to retain encoded material over time is known as
  32. The sensory register for vision is called _________ memory, whereas the sensory register for hearing is called _________ memory.
  33. A basic assumption underlying short-term memory is that it is
  34. Remembering to do a previously executed action at a specific time relates most clearly to:
  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