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TrialRun2_KEY - Exam2 Fall07 Trial Run Multiple Choice...

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Page 1 Exam2 Fall07 Trial Run Multiple Choice Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1. If a memory is very weak, which of these tests of memory is most likely to reveal it? a. detection b. chunking c. recognition d. free recall e. cued recall 2. What does the ”negative‘ in negative reinforcement refer to? a. something is being taken away or subtracted from the environment. b. the behavior that increases is a negative (unwanted) behavior. c. there is a negative correlation between reward and behavior. d. there is a decrease in the probability of a desirable behavior. 3. Retrograde amnesia is a. the main problem that results from damage to the hippocampus b. a kind of confabulation c. difficulty retrieving old memories d. difficulty learning new information 4. You go to a restaurant that you do not remember ever visiting, although you really did visit it years ago. When a friend asks where the restrooms are, you can point him in the right direction. You are displaying what type of memory? a. cued recall b. recognition c. savings d. implicit memory 5. Your memory of the capital of France is what kind of memory? a. episodic b. procedural c. semantic d. implicit 6. A book on public presentation advises that if you use slides, you should never have more than 7 bullet points on each one. This advice is most likely based on our knowledge of: a. limits of sensory stores b. capacity of short term memory c. chunking principles d. speed of working memory e. capacity of long term memory Page 2 7. What is one way that you can increase your ability to divide attention between two tasks? a. playing action video games b. playing chess c. practicing not blinking d. driving while being on the phone 8. When you listen to words in a sentence, the context can influence a. what you hear b. very little because you cannot see the words in print c. both what you hear and understand d. what you understand 9. Transfer into long-term memory is one explanation of: a. the recency effect b. the priming effect c. the primacy effect d. the working memory effect 10. In a list of words, several factors can help you remember a word. Which is NOT one of them? a. Words that were learned earlier in life are better remembered. b. Words that were learned later in the list are better remembered. c. Words that were learned earlier in the day are better remembered. d. Words that were learned earlier in the list are better remembered. 11. Your car has a red, flashing light that blinks annoyingly if you start the car without buckling the seat belt. You become less likely to start the car without buckling the seat belt. This is an example of: a. extinction b. Discrimination c. operant conditioning d. classical conditioning 12. Paul decides to buy earthquake insurance for his house in Wyoming because he remembers the devastation caused to houses by an earthquake in California in the 1990s. Paul seems to be influenced by: a. an additive strategy
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