Test 2 Practice Questions

Test 2 Practice Questions - Psychology 365 Test 2 Practice...

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Psychology 365 Test 2 Practice Questions 1. When asked to recall a list of 25 words, participants are likely to remember only some of them. The words recalled are likely to include a. the last 12 or so words on the list. b. the first few words in the list, and also the last 6 or so words in the list. c. the first 12 or so words on the list. d. words drawn from positions scattered throughout the list. 2. “Free-recall” refers to a. word association within a list of words. b. recalling words from a list in any order. c. recalling experiences from the past prompted by words within a list. d. memory that requires few attentional resources. 3. One difference between working memory and long-term memory is that a. the contents of working memory tend to be in the form of visual images, whereas the contents of long-term memory are often verbal and symbolic. b. damage to the brain can disrupt working memory, but long-term memory seems not to be similarly vulnerable. c. long-term memory has a limited capacity whereas working memory does not. d. the contents of working memory depend on the content of one’s current thinking; the contents of long-term memory do not. 4. Jerry, a lawyer, has read about a case ( Jones v. Arizona ) that he thinks will help a client of his. Jerry wants to make sure that he remembers to discuss the case with his client and that he brings up the case in his opening statement in court. His best bet is likely to be to a. repeat to himself, over and over, “Don’t forget Jones v. Arizona .” b. use a mnemonic device, like the peg-word system, and hope that his client and the judge do not think him odd for saying “One is a bun . . .” in court. c. build multiple retrieval paths between the new case and the situations in which he wishes to use it. d. put the case book containing Jones v. Arizona on his desk with all of the other books and hope he finds it when his client arrives and when he writes his opening statement. 5. Which of the following observations sounds most likely to be an illustration of state-
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