PSC100 Exam 2 (Key)

PSC100 Exam 2 (Key) - Gibbs Winter, 2009 EXAM 2 1. At the...

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Gibbs Winter, 2009 EXAM 2 1. At the most general level, memory processes include a. Encoding b. Storage c. Retrieval ~ All of the above Psych 100 2. The shape of serial position curves was thought by many psychologists to be strong evidence for iii The existence of Short Term Memory and Long Term Memory b. The existence of retroactive interference c. Decay in memory stores d. The need for rehearsal in order to remember items 3. The three structural components Shiffrin) are a. Receptors, occipital lobe, temporal lobe b. Receptors, temporal lobe, ITontallobe ~ Sensory memory, short term memory, long term memory d. Sensory memory, iconic memory, rehearsal memory 4. Brief sensory memory for visual information is known as ~ Iconic memory b. Primary auditory memory c. Echoic memory d. Pre-perceptual auditory memory 5. STM's capacity is best estimated as 7 (plus or minus 2) IiI meaningful units b. digits or letters c. words d. sentences 6. Which of the following represents the most effective chunking of this string of letters UCDABCCIAUSAIBM a. UCDABCCIAUSAIBM b. UCDA BCCI AUSAI BM ~ UCD ABC CIA USA IBM d. UCD AB CC IA USAIB M
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7. Research compared memory of chess masters and beginner chess players for the position of game pieces on sample chess boards. They found that the chess masters remembered positions better than the beginners when the board was arranged consistent with a real game but not when the pieces were randomly placed. The importance of this finding was that a. Experts show larger STM capabilities than beginners b. Knowledge in an area of expertise increases a person's digit span memory c. Expertise with some material reduces susceptibility to proactive interference ~ Chunking takes place when a person has knowledge of familiar patterns or concepts 8. Consider your knowledge of STM. Let's say we conduct an experiment where participants see a number of target letters flashed briefly on a screen and are told to immediately write down the letters in the order they were presented. It is MOST LIKELY that the target letter "P" will be misidentified as a. F b. I c. R G!1G 9. The concept of working memory (as opposed to STM) emphasizes how information is a. Rehearsed ~ Manipulated c. Forgotten d. Perceived 10. Imagine yourself walking around your old high schooL Your ability to form such a picture in your mind depends on " a. The STM recency,effect b. Delayed response coding c. The phonological loop IliI The visuospatial sketch pad II. It is easier to perform two tasks at the same time if ~ One is handled by the sketch pad and one is handled by the phonological loop b. Both are handled by the sketch pad c. Both are handled by the phonological loop I d. Both b and c are correct )
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12. In studies of working memory, which sort of list of words would be remembered WORST? flJ
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PSC100 Exam 2 (Key) - Gibbs Winter, 2009 EXAM 2 1. At the...

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