Memory Processes Essay

1770 Words Apr 9th, 2014 8 Pages
General Psychology: Chapter 7

1.
2. The study of memory primarily involves examining the processes of
3. A)
4. extinction, generalization, and discrimination.
B)
reinforcement, primacy, and recency.
C)
classical conditioning and operant conditioning.
D)
encoding, storage, and retrieval.

5.
6. Encoding is the memory process primarily concerned with
7. A)
8. getting information into memory.
B)
retaining information over time.
C)
taking information out of storage.
D)
registering information with our senses.

9.
10. Storage is the memory process primarily concerned with
11. A)
12. getting information into memory.
B)
retaining information over time.
C)
taking information out of storage.
D)
registering
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97.
98. A schema for an event is called
99. A)
100. chunk
B)
script
C)
decay
D)
priming

101.
102. According to connectionist network models of memory, the fundamental bases of memory are
103. A)
104. scripts
B)
schemas
C)
the strength of synaptic connections
D)
the central executives

105.
106. Why did Kandel and Schwartz use the sea slug in their memory research?
107. A)
108. Its brain is very similar to the human brain.
B)
Its brain has only 10,000 neurons.
C)
Its brain makes the same decisions humans do.
D)
Its neurons are smaller than human neurons.

109.
110. MRI scans performed during memory tests about visual images showed a relationship between the duration of a memory and neural activity in the
111. A)
112. hypothalamus and pre-frontal lobes
B)
hippocampus and pre-frontal lobes
C)
cerebellum and hypothalamus
D)
amygdala and hippocampus

113.
114. You are studying for a test. At the end of one hour, you are getting ready to review the information you have just studied. According to the findings regarding the serial position effect, you should focus your review mostly on which material?
115. A)
116. the material studied at the beginning of the hour
B)
the material coming up for the next study session
C)
the material studied in the middle of the hour
D)
the material studied at the end of the hour

117.
118. When you remember the names of people you met at the end of a party

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