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KIN 315Fall 2009Motor Learning Second Exam KeyPART I: MULTIPLE CHOICE and TRUE/FALSENote that different forms of this test were administered, with the same questions arranged in different orders. Also, in a few cases, multiple answers were accepted as correct, but the answers indicated here are the best of the choices.1.With no practice or rehearsal of newly presented information, the capacity limit of working memory is ________ items.5 to 92.If you are asked to demonstrate how you tie your shoes, you base your demonstration on knowledge that is stored in long-term memory in theprocedural memory system.3.In a memory experiment, when informationnotto be recalled is presented afterinformation to be recalled, the experiment is designed to test the effect ofretroactive interference.4.The most commonly accepted reason serial discrete motor skills seem to be forgotten more quicklythan continuous motor skills is that serial discrete motor skills arelargely verbal.5.When the context characteristics of the presentation and recall conditions in a memory test are considered, memory performance willbe better the more similar the two contexts.6.The advantage of fast and accurate visual search while performing a motor skill is that visual search enables the performer toanticipate the action required.7.Which of the following effects best describe the results of research concerning the effectiveness of general visual training programs for athletes? These programsprovide little benefit in terms of performance improvement.8. Studies comparing experts and novices in motor skill performance show thatexperts focus only on certain aspects of the visual cues9.The study of attention as it relates to the learning and performance of motor skills involves issues related to the simultaneous performance of multiple activities and the selection of relevant information in the performance environment.10.Attention focused on one’s own movements typically leads to better skill performance than attention focused on the intended outcome of the skill.