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General Psychology Recitation Modules 7.1-7.4 Homework #2 – Due September 25, 2007 Paul Shapiro Question 1 : Describe two characteristics of material that affect ease of memorizing, and give an example of each. A constant environment affects your memory. For example studying in the same time increases your likeliness of remembering something. If you have a good understanding of what you are memorizing then you have a better chance of remembering it. Question 2 : Why does forgetting occur according to the encoding specificity principle? Things are forgotten because they are removed from the context taken in. Question 3: ( Generate a question of interest based on the assigned recitation readings; include your response. Your question and response will be shared with the class.) Q:Is it wise to study for a test whilst listening to music?
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Unformatted text preview: A:No, the testing would be silent and would affect your memory. State-dependent memory is the tendency to remember something better if your body is in the same condition during recall as it was during the original learning. The lack of music would place you in a different condition. Question 4: ( Submit a question on anything that you have come across in this week’s readings or lecture that remains unclear.) How could I apply SPAR to my learnings? Your answers are to be typed, double-spaced, 12-point Times New Roman font , and placed in the recitation drop box by 10:00am on Tuesday, each week . Your answers should be in complete sentences, spell-checked and grammatically correct. Your answers do not need to be lengthy to be complete and correct....
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