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Question 6 of 411.0 PointsThe primary effect of chunking is toA. maximize the recency effect.B. increase memory for items by grouping them together based on sound.C. develop a visual
code to supplement a phonological code for the information.D. stretch the capacity of STM.Answer Key: DQuestion 7 of 411.0 PointsPhysiological studies indicate that damage to the area of the brain known as the _____ can disrupt behaviors that depend on working memory.Question 8 of 411.0 PointsThe primacy effect (from the serial position curve experiment) is caused by
Question 9 of 411.0 PointsYour text describes an “Italian woman” who, after an attack of encephalitis, had difficulty remembering people or facts she knew before. She could, however, remember her life events and daily tasks. Her memory behavior reflectsQuestion 10 of 411.0 Points
Knowing the capital of California, but not being able to remember when you first learned it, is an example of howA. semantic memory can bias episodic memory.B. episodic memories can "grow into" or "become a gateway to" semantic memory.C. semantic memories are easier to form than episodic memories.D. episodic memories last longer than semantic memories.Answer Key: BQuestion 11 of 411.0 PointsJeannie loves to dance, having taken ballet for many years. She is now learning salsa dancing. Although the movements are very different from the dances she is familiar with, she has found a successful memory strategy of linking the new dance information to her previous experiences as a dancer and to her own affection for dance. This strategy suggests reliance on
Question 12 of 411.0 PointsIn Slameka and Graf's (1978) study, some participants read word pairs, while other participants had to fill in the blank letters of the second word in a pair with a word related to the first word. The latter group performed better on a later memory task, illustrating the