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HM06S_E1 - EXP 4504 SPRING 2006 EXAM#1 NAME Answer four of...

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EXP 4504 SPRING 2006 EXAM #1 NAME________________________ Answer four of the five questions on each page. 1. One of the themes of the study of human memory is that “memory is not singular.” What is one phenomenon or finding that supports that theme? Why does it do so? 2. Describe one of Dan Schacter’s other major themes about memory presented in his book, Searching for Memory, and why he sees it as an important theme. 3. What is one way in which Aristotle’s approach to memory, either his method or his explanations, are most similar to Ebbinghaus’? In what way are they strikingly different? 4. Bartlett (1932) introduced the concept of schemas to the study of memory. What did he mean by this? How did he try to demonstrate its importance to memory? 5. If, in an old-new word recognition experiment, we increase the likelihood of a test item being Old (studied) from .25 to .75, what should this do to: (a) Hit Rate: (c) d’: (b) False Alarm rate: (d) decision criterion:
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6. What does it mean for a clinical test of memory to be well normed?
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