Cognition, Sixth Edition: Chapter 05

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Question 1:

a) Corpus callosum
b) Parietal lobe
c) Hippocampus
d) Hypothalamus

Question 2:

a) Semantic
b) Procedural
c) Episodic
d) Noetic

Question 3:

a) Anoetic
b) Noetic
c) Episodic
d) Semantic

Question 4:

a) tacit knowledge
b) explicit knowledge
c) noetic consciousness
d) autonoetic consciousness

Question 5:

a) 1 second
b) 2 seconds
c) 3 seconds
d) 4 seconds

Question 6:

a) sensory memory
b) short-term memory
c) working memory
d) long-term memory

Question 7:

a) 3
b) 5
c) 7
d) 9

Question 8:

a) Déjà vu
b) A failure of semantic memory
c) A failure of procedural memory
d) The butcher-on-the-bus phenomenon

Question 9:

a) It doesn’t exist.
b) It is memory without semantic awareness.
c) It is memory without episodic awareness.
d) It can be demonstrated only under conditions of divided attention.

Question 10:

a) Spreading activation
b) The Moses illusion
c) Mind popping
d) Working memory

Question 11:

a) the phonological loop
b) the central executive
c) the visuo-spatial sketchpad
d) the episodic buffer

Question 12:

a) Working memory
b) Episodic memory
c) Procedural memory
d) Explicit memory

Question 13:

a) 1 second
b) 10 seconds
c) 18 seconds
d) 30 seconds

Question 14:

a) A primacy bias
b) A recency bias
c) Both a primacy and recency bias
d) Neither a primacy or recency bias

Question 15:

a) The method of vanishing cues
b) The method of opposition
c) The famous names paradigm
d) Both b and c

Question 16:

a) working
b) episodic
c) semantic
d) implicit

Question 17:

a) Prime: plame; target: nirse
b) Prime: dog; target: mop
c) Prime: nurse; target: butter
d) Prime: doctor; target: nurse

Question 18:

a) memories are represented by nodes
b) memories consist of patterns of activity
c) items are stored in memory
d) copies of experiences are stored as memory traces

Question 19:

a) Young people did poorer on episodic memory tasks compared to older people.
b) Young people did better on episodic memory tasks compared to older people.
c) Older people did better on semantic memory tasks compared to young people.
d) There was no difference between young and older people on episodic or semantic memory tasks.

Question 20:

a) semantic and episodic memory
b) short-term memory and long-term memory
c) short-term memory and working memory
d) declarative and non-declarative memory

True or False Questions

Question 21:

a) True
b) False

Question 22:

a) True
b) False

Question 23:

a) True
b) False

Question 24:

a) True
b) False

Question 25:

a) True
b) False

Question 26:

a) True
b) False

Question 27:

a) True
b) False

Question 28:

a) True
b) False

Question 29:

a) True
b) False

Question 30:

a) True
b) False