A. frontal lobes. B. amygdala. C. hippocampus. D. cerebellum. Question 6 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Most people seem to favor _______ for encoding and rehearsing the contents of short-term memory. A. writing B. vision C. speech D. subliminal perception Question 7 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which memory system has a limited capacity and stores items for about 30 seconds? A. Short-term memory B. Long-term memory C. The sensory register D. Implicit memory Question 8 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Auditory images remain in the sensory register for about A. a half second. B. two seconds. C. thirty seconds. D. one minute. Question 9 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following examples is a question that would most likely reduce the chance of false reporting by a child? A. “Everyone else saw it happen. You did too, right?” B. “Where were you when the teacher pushed him?” C. “Can you tell me the reason you came to talk to me today?” D. “Let’s ‘pretend’ that he touched you. What would you say happened next?” Question 10 of 20 0.0/ 5.0 Points During short-term memory tasks, the _______ is especially active. A. cerebellum B. hippocampus C. frontal lobe D. amygdala Question 11 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points The _______ model represents the contents of memory as connections among a huge number of interacting processing units. A. three-box B. parallel distributed processing C. serial processing D. sequential processing Question 12 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Moderate amounts of hormones released by the adrenal glands during stress and emotional arousal tend to A. cause retroactive interference. B. produce tip-of-the-tongue states. C. enhance memory. D. lead to motivated forgetting. Question 13 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Maintenance rehearsal involves A. processing the physical features of the stimulus to be remembered. B. analyzing new material to make it memorable.
C. associating new material to be learned with information maintained in long-term memory. D. the rote repetition of material in to maintain its availability in memory. Question 14 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points According to the _______ theory, new information entering memory can wipe out old information. A. replacement B. interference C. cue-dependent D. decay Question 15 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points What are the components of the information-processing model, in order of occurrence? A. Retrieval, encoding, storage B. Encoding, capturing, retrieval C. Capturing, encoding, retrieval D. Encoding, storage, retrieval Question 16 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Confusion of an event that happened to someone else with one that happened to you, or a belief that you remember something when it never really happened, is called A. confabulation. B. priming. C. flashbulb memory. D. repression. Question 17 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points _______ memory refers to a vivid recollection of an emotional event. A. Semantic B. Declarative C. Flashbulb D. Episodic Question 18 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points The process by which a long-term memory becomes durable and stable is called A. chunking. B. consolidation. C. confabulation. D. priming. Question 19 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following parts of the brain is most likely to form and retain procedural memories? A. Frontal lobe B. Hippocampus C. Cerebellum D. Amygdala Question 20 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points As she studies her physics textbook, Marilyn wants to make sure that she remembers that sound intensity is measured in units called decibels and that each decibel is one-tenth of a bel, which is a unit named after Alexander Graham Bell. Marilyn creates a visual image of 10 little elf-like Bell figures trying to turn up the volume of a huge stereo. Her strategy is called A. confabulation. B. priming. C. maintenance rehearsal. D. a mnemonic.