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Psychological Science 5th Edition By Michael Gazzaniga – Test Bank

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Psychological Science 5th Edition By Michael Gazzaniga – Test Bank

CHAPTER 07: Memory

MULTIPLE CHOICE

1. The information processing model of memory is based on computer functioning and consists of all of the following stages EXCEPT:
a. retrieval. c. encoding.
b. storage. d. processing.

ANS: D DIF: Easy REF: 7.1 Memory Is the Processing of Information
OBJ: 7.1A NAT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology
MSC: Remembering

2. What are the three steps in memory information processing?
a. input, storage, retrieval c. encoding, retrieval, storage
b. encoding, storage, retrieval d. input, processing, output

ANS: B DIF: Easy REF: 7.1 Memory Is the Processing of Information
OBJ: 7.1A NAT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology
MSC: Remembering

3. In memory information processing, an individual MUST ________ a memory before ___________ it.
a. store; retrieving c. process; inputting
b. retrieve; rehearsing d. store; consolidating

ANS: A DIF: Moderate REF: 7.1 Memory Is the Processing of Information
OBJ: 7.1A NAT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology
MSC: Analyzing

4. The working of memory is frequently compared to the actions of a computer. However, human memory differs from that of a computer because human memories:
a. are entered by sensory input. c. become stronger over time.
b. can degrade over time. d. “live” in one place in the brain.

ANS: B DIF: Difficult REF: 7.1 Memory Is the Processing of Information
OBJ: 7.1A
NAT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology | APA Goal 2, Scientific Inquiry and Critical Thinking MSC: Analyzing

5. The process of getting information out of memory storage is called:
a. encoding. c. retrieval.
b. rehearsal. d. storage.

ANS: C DIF: Easy REF: 7.1 Memory Is the Processing of Information
OBJ: 7.1B NAT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology
MSC: Remembering

6. Yesterday you taught your dog to crawl across the floor while barking. If the dog is to perform this fabulous trick tomorrow, then he will need to _____ the trick, then _____ the trick, then _____ the trick.
a. encode; store; retrieve c. rehearse; store; retrieve
b. store; encode; retrieve d. store; rehearse; retrieve

ANS: A DIF: Easy REF: 7.1 Memory Is the Processing of Information
OBJ: 7.1B NAT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology
MSC: Understanding

7. Even though Manuel has watched his psychology professor lecture three times a week for 10 weeks, he does not know what color her hair is. This lack of knowledge most likely represents a failure of:
a. sensation. c. retrieval.
b. encoding. d. rehearsal.

ANS: B DIF: Easy REF: 7.1 Memory Is the Processing of Information
OBJ: 7.1B
NAT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology | APA Goal 2, Scientific Inquiry and Critical Thinking MSC: Understanding

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