Cognition, Sixth Edition: Chapter 06

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Question 1:


a) Post-event misinformation leads to changes in the memory trace.
b) Memory schemas are a result of mistakenly perceived memory traces.
c) The accumulation of memories over time makes it hard to accurately recall memories.
d) Memory recall is perfect.

Question 2:


a) A surprising event
b) An important event
c) Extensive rehearsal
d) A schema-consistent event

Question 3:


a) Flashbulb memories are susceptible to distortion.
b) Flashbulb memories are extremely vivid and accurate.
c) Flashbulb memories are dependent on memory scripts.
d) Flashbulb memories occur only when the Now Print! theory is falsified.

Question 4:


a) Memory traces are not fully formed immediately.
b) Stable memories can take time to form.
c) The formation of new memories can be interrupted by events that occur after the event.
d) All of the above

Question 5:


a) The principle of encoding specificity
b) Jost’s law of forgetting
c) The principle of memory specification
d) Top-down processing

Question 6:


a) Method of serial reproduction
b) Method of parallel reproduction
c) Method of repeated reproduction
d) Method of multiple reproduction

Question 7:


a) Plasticity
b) Selection
c) Interpretation
d) Integration

Question 8:


a) Selection
b) Abstraction
c) Interpretation
d) Integration

Question 9:


a) Reconsolidation
b) Proactive interference
c) The method of repeated reproduction
d) Schematic error

Question 10:


a) False memory
b) Source monitoring
c) Script error
d) Now Print!

Question 11:


a) the Galton’s syndrome
b) childhood amnesia
c) autobiographical amnesia
d) the Proust effect

Question 12:


a) the hypothalamus
b) the hippocampus
c) the temporal lobe
d) the prefrontal gyrus

Question 13:


a) Selection
b) Abstraction
c) Elaboration
d) Interpretation

Question 14:


a) Learning and recalling while exercising
b) Learning and recalling while underwater
c) Learning and recalling while in a classroom
d) Learning while sad and recalling when happy

Question 15:


a) recognized more words than those in a neutral mood
b) recognized fewer words than those in a neutral mood
c) adopted the more common spelling of homophones on a spelling test
d) adopted the less common spelling of homophones on a spelling test

Question 16:


a) the Proust effect
b) a schema
c) a memory trace
d) a script

Question 17:


a) 20
b) 24
c) 224
d) 250

Question 18:


a) the exhaustive search technique
b) the autobiographically consequential experiences technique
c) the focused method
d) the intensive personal interview method

Question 19:


a) Visual encoding
b) Structural encoding
c) Phonemic encoding
d) Semantic encoding

Question 20:


a) the forgetting curve
b) Jost’s law of forgetting
c) Ribot’s law
d) the law of progressions



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