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  • Date Submitted: 04/18/2013 12:24 PM
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EXAM 3A

1.|The persistence of learning over time most clearly depends on:|
A)|proactive interference.|
B)|memory.|
C)|the serial position effect.|
D)|visual encoding.|


2.|The process of encoding refers to:|
A)|a clear memory of an emotionally significant event.|
B)|getting information into memory.|
C)|the persistence of learning over time.|
D)|the recall of information previously learned.|


3.|The process of getting information out of memory is called:|
A)|rehearsal.|
B)|retrieval.|
C)|encoding.|
D)|relearning.|


4.|Your consciously activated but limited-capacity memory is called ________ memory.|
A)|mood-congruent|
B)|explicit|
C)|implicit|
D)|short-term|


5.|Automatic processing occurs without:|
A)|long-term potentiation.|
B)|conscious awareness.|
C)|iconic memory.|
D)|semantic encoding.|


6.|The conscious repetition of information in order to maintain it in memory is called:|
A)|priming.|
B)|automatic processing.|
C)|chunking.|
D)|rehearsal.|


7.|The tendency to immediately recall the first and last items in a list better than the middle items is known as the ________ effect.|
A)|spacing|
B)|imagination|
C)|serial position|
D)|misinformation|


8.|Semantic encoding refers to the processing of:|
A)|unfamiliar units.|
B)|sounds.|
C)|meanings.|
D)|visual images.|


9.|A mnemonic device is a:|
A)|test or measure of memory.|
B)|memory aid.|
C)|sensory memory.|
D)|technique for automatic processing.|


10.|Visually associating five items needed from the grocery store with mental images of a bun, a shoe, a tree, a door, and a hive best illustrates the use of:|
A)|rosy retrospection.|
B)|the “peg-word” system.|
C)|implicit memory.|
D)|the spacing effect.|


11.|Chunking refers to:|
A)|the unconscious encoding of incidental information.|
B)|the tendency to recall best the first item in a list.|
C)|the organization of information into meaningful units.|
D)|getting information into memory...

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