Chapter 6: Memory
Chapter Exam



1.  

Ebbinghaus found that



2.  

Our visual sensation of a classmate walking past us would initially be in the



3.  

Working memory and ____________ mean the same thing.



4.  

Studies of retrieval suggest that material stored in short-term memory probably remains there for about



5.  

Chunking is a means of



6.  

____________ results in more material being stored in short-term memory because the information is grouped together.



7.  

Repeating information over and over again to retain it in short-term memory is called



8.  

Connecting new information to material which is already known is called



9.  

An item is easier to remember



10.  

The definition of a key term from your psychology text is most likely stored in _____________ memory.



11.  

The portion of long-term memory that stores specific information that has personal meaning is called ______________ memory.



12.  

The portion of long-term memory that stores general facts and information is called



13.  

While memorizing a list of words, students are exposed to the smell of garlic. If the students recall more words when there is the smell of garlic, then the effect of garlic is most likely due to _______________ memory.



14.  

The hippocampus is important for



15.  

According to the ______ theory, information gets pushed aside or confused by other information in short-term memory.



16.  

Proactive interference of long-term memory means



17.  

When memories are not lost but are transformed into something somewhat different, it is called



18.  

In interviewing witnesses to a bank robbery, a detective hears a different story from each witness. Witnesses recall different hair color, height, and even the number of suspects involved. The most likely explanation for these differences in the stories of the witnesses is



19.  

Our recollection of events that occurred in our life and when those events took place is called _____________ memory.



20.  

Memories that concern events that are highly significant and are vividly remembered are called

Note: answer choices in this exercise are randomized.

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