Exam 3 Study Guide

4 psyc 2145 spring 2013 study guide for mid term 3

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Unformatted text preview: el of working memory, and what are their respective functions? Key Words: the phonological loop; phonological short- term store (the same as the phonological buffer used in the textbook, p. 18); subvocal rehearsal process (the same as the articulatory rehearsal loop used in the textbook, p. 18); irrelevant speech effect; articulatory suppression effect; word length effect; the visuospatial sketchpad; the central executive; the episodic buffer Properties of Long- Term Memory (03/07 lecture) • What properties does long- term memory (LTM) have, particularly in terms of its capacity, codes, and forgetting mechanisms? Key Words: permastore False Memory & Eyewitness Testimony (03/12 & 03/14 lecture) • What are “schemas” and “scripts”? How do schemas and scripts help our everyday lives, and how can they contribute to the distortion of our memory? Key Words: schemas (schemata); scripts • Many researchers consider our memories “reconstructive.” What does it mean, and what evidence supports this view? Key Words: the reconstructive nature of memory; false memory Key Experiments: Various demos given (and video segments shown) to illustrate the ease of implanting false memories, including the 7th ZAPS assignment False Memory • What factors have been known...
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This test prep was uploaded on 02/18/2014 for the course PSYC 2145 taught by Professor Cheriking during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.

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