c. repeating it over and over
Elaborative rehearsal of a word will LEAST likely be accomplished by:
a. using it in a sentence.
b. thinking of its synonyms and antonyms.
c. repeating it over and over.
d. linking the new word to a previously learned concept.
a. encoded
According to the levels of processing theory, memory durability depends on how information is:
a. encoded.
b. retrieved.
c. all of these
d. stored.
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b. complex
The elaborative rehearsal task of learning a word by using it in a sentence is generally most effective if the generated sentence is:
a. neutral.
b. complex.
c. vague.
d. simple.
a. "Apple, cherry, plum, shoe, coat, lamp, chair, pants"
Free recall of the stimulus list "apple, desk, shoe, sofa, plum, chair, cherry, coat, lamp, pants" will most likely yield which of these response patterns?
a. "Apple, cherry, plum, shoe, coat, lamp, chair, pants"
b. "Apple, desk, shoe, coat, lamp, pants"
c. "Apple, chair, cherry, coat, desk, lamp, plum, shoe, sofa"
d. "Apple, desk, shoe, sofa, plum, chair, cherry, coat, lamp, pants"
a. organization
The story in the text about the balloons that were used to suspend a speaker in mid air was used to illustrate the role of ________ in memory.
a. organization
b. rehearsal
c. depth of processing
d. forming connections with other information
d. Although Emily doesn't very often think about her first love, Steve, she can't help getting caught up in happy memories when "their song" (the first song they danced to) plays on the radio
Which example below best demonstrates state-dependent learning?
a. Even though Walt hasn't been to the beach cottage his parents owned since he was a child, he still has many fond memories of time spent there as a family.
b. Last night, at the grocery store, Cole ran into a psychology professor he took a class with three semesters ago. He recognized her right away.
c. Alexis always suffers test anxiety in her classes. To combat this, she tries to relax when she studies. She thinks it's best to study while lying in bed, reading by candlelight with soft music playing.
d. Although Emily doesn't very often think about her first love, Steve, she can't help getting caught up in happy memories when "their song" (the first song they danced to) plays on the radio.
b. short and across several days.
According to memory research, studying is most effective if study sessions are:
a. short but all on a single day.
b. short and across several days.
c. long and across several days.
d. long and all on a single day.
a. neurotransmitters.
Donald Hebb proposed that memory is represented in the brain by structural changes in all of the following EXCEPT the:
a. neurotransmitters.
b. postsynaptic neuron.
c. presynaptic neuron.
d. synapse.
c. a failure of memory consolidation.
9 Your book explains that brief episodes of retrograde amnesia (e.g., the traumatic disruption of newly formed memories when a football player takes a hit to the head and can't recall the last play before the hit) reflect:
a. disrupted long-term potentiation
b. temporary post-traumatic stress disorder.
c. a failure of memory consolidation.
d. Korsakoff's syndrome.
b. reconsolidation.
Treatment of PTSD has benefitted from recent research on:
a. transfer-appropriate processing.
b. reconsolidation.
c. depth of processing.
d. levels of processing.