Cogex1quiz4 - Name Section Practice Quiz 4 1 Which of the following is a prominent explanation for why our memory for pictures is better than that

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Name: Section: Practice Quiz 4 1. Which of the following is a prominent explanation for why our memory for pictures is better than that for words? a. Pictures contain more information than words. b. Pictures occur more frequently than words. c. Pictures can be coded both verbally and non-verbally. * d. Pictures are encoded symbolically. 2. In Tolman’s maze experiments, researchers discovered that when a familiar path to a food reward is blocked, rats tend to choose an alternative path that runs towards the food source. Which of the following statements best explains these results? a. Rats memorize navigation rules required to get to the reward. b. Rats switch to using their keen sense of sound as an alternative to cognitive navigation processes. c. Rats can form an internal map of the spatial relationship between their location and the reward. * d. Rats combine memorized rules with guessing. 3.
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course PSYCH 240 taught by Professor Gehring during the Fall '08 term at University of Michigan.

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