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Chapter 8 Study Guide

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Chapter 8 Study Guide Psych 1000

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Example multiple choice questions for chapter 8 studying for the upcoming exam in April
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This 1 page Study Guide was uploaded by Emory S. on Sunday March 20, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to Psych 1000 at East Carolina University taught by in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 35 views. For similar materials see Psych Notes in Psychlogy at East Carolina University.


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Date Created: 03/20/16
Chapter 8 Study Guide 1. One way to increase the amount of information stored in short­term memory is to use the  technique of:  Chunking 2. George Miller proposed that the magical number ________ was the typical point at  which people began to have trouble holding unrelated items in their STM.  Seven 3. Working memory can hold information for up to:  30 seconds 4. The most widely accepted model of how memory works was proposed by Richard  Atkinson and Richard Shifrin and is called the _______ model of memory.  Stage 5. STM uses a(n) ________ code to help reduce and translate the huge amount of  information coming from sensory memory.  Auditory 1. The paired associates task was included in this PsychSim activity in order to demonstrate:  proactive interference. 2. The greatest interference occurs when old and new material are  Similar to each other In the "memory for letters" task, you probably found it difficult to identify the uppercase letter briefly presented along with a random assortment of lowercase letters. This difficulty was said to illustrate a failure in:  Encoding 3. The decay or fading of memory with time is considered to be a failure in:  Storage 4. The process of interference can lead to a failure in: encoding. storage. retrieval. any of the above.


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