Melissa who takes a multiple choice exam in her sociology class in which she

Melissa who takes a multiple choice exam in her

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Melissa, who takes a multiple-choice exam in her sociology class in which she must identify key events and founders in the history of sociology from a list of choices.One of Ebbinghaus's innovations was using ____________ as study material for testing memory.nonsense syllablesBecause of an accident he suffered last month, Jason suffers from anterograde amnesia. As a result, he may have trouble remembering ______________.names of people he just met.Motivated forgetting is another name forrepressionFlashbulb memories are ______________ other long-term memories.more vivid and about the same level of accuracyWhen children are first learning the alphabet, they tend to be accurate on the ABCD portion and the WXYZ portion while making lots of mistakes in between. This represents theserial position effectThe serial position effect occurs when peopleremember the first and last things in a list the best.Regarding declarative memory, which of the following statements is FALSE?Declarative memories are recalled without conscious effortRegarding research on forgetting and decay theory, which of the following statements is FALSE?Decay theory does not account for memory loss that occurs due to the passage of timeTo make your studying more productive, your text suggests all but which of the following?Eat a large meal before sitting down to study in order to avoid distractions from hunger.Herman counts the number of times it takes to rehearse a list of nonsense syllables in order to memorizeit. Then he counts the number of times it takes to relearn the list after a month has passed. Herman thencalculates the difference between the number of times and determines the percentage gain he made between the two efforts at memorization. Herman uses this figure as a measure of memory retention. Which technique is Herman using?Savings methodsMany people cannot say whether the doorknob is on the left or right side of their front door. This is mostlikely due to
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encoding failureKeiko knows that Salt Lake City is the capital of Utah and that George Washington was the first president of the United States. These are examples ofdeclarative memoryRegarding implicit and explicit, which of the following statements is TRUE?Explicit memory requires a conscious effort to recall, while implicit memory does not.Dr. Ohno conducts research on retrospective memory. Which type of memory will Ohno's research participants be recalling?past experiences or events and previously acquired informationRegarding the role of the hippocampus in memory, which of the following statements is FALSE?The hippocampus is the final destination for new memories.Eric Kandel studied the formation of memories in thesea snailWhich statement best describes the current state of opinion on recovered memories of childhood abuse?
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