RVCC Intro to Psych Final exam POTENTIAL QUESTIONS fall 2010

RVCC Intro to Psych - Name Date RVCC Introduction to Psychology FINAL EXAM POTENTIAL QUESTIONS-Fall 2010 1 On the telephone Dominic rattles off a

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Name: _________________________________ Date: _____________ RVCC Introduction to Psychology FINAL EXAM POTENTIAL QUESTIONS -Fall 2010 1. On the telephone, Dominic rattles off a list of 10 grocery items for Kyoko to bring home from the store. Immediately after hearing the list, Kyoko attempts to write down the items. She is most likely to forget the items: A) at the beginning of the list. B) at the end of the list. C) in the middle of the list. D) at the beginning and in the middle of the list. 2. By presenting research participants with three rows of three letters each for only a fraction of a second, Sperling demonstrated that people have ________ memory. A) echoic B) flashbulb C) iconic D) implicit 3. Semantic encoding is to visual encoding as ________ is to ________. A) the method of loci; the “peg-word” system C) working memory; flashbulb memory B) the serial position effect; the spacing effect D) meaning; imagery 4. Effortful processing can only occur with: A) implicit memory. B) conscious attention. C) visual imagery. D) chunking. 5. Long-term potentiation refers to: A) the impact of overlearning on retention. B) an automatic tendency to recall emotionally significant events. C) an increase in a neuron's firing potential. D) the process of learning something without any conscious memory of having learned it. 6. Faqu-qui still remembers exactly where she was when JFK was assassinated. This is an example of: A) long-term memory B) flashbulb memory C) flashback D) chunking 7. ____________ is/are synonymous with short-term memory. A) Shadow memory B) Secondary memory C) Working memory D) Sensory registers 8. Esor Renhcob went to a party and met 10 new people. When she got home, she could only remember the first two and last three people she met. This is due to the: A) spacing effect B) visual encoding C) the serial-position effect D) all the milk and cookies at the party 9. The process of getting information into memory is called: A) retention. B) chunking. C) encoding. D) registering. 10. Implicit memory is to explicit memory as ________ is to ________. A) hippocampus; brainstem C) effortful processing; automatic processing B) short-term memory; long-term memory D) skill memory; fact memory 11. Mrs. Ramos claims to remember being sexually abused by her father when she was less than a year old. Memory experts are most likely to doubt the reliability of her memory due to their awareness of: A) implicit memory. B) long-term potentiation. C) infantile amnesia. D) the spacing effect. 12. Zil studies for half an hour Monday through Thursday for the test on Friday. Assila studies for two hours on Thursday. Why does Zil remember more information on the test? A)
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RVCC Intro to Psych - Name Date RVCC Introduction to Psychology FINAL EXAM POTENTIAL QUESTIONS-Fall 2010 1 On the telephone Dominic rattles off a

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