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100

___________ refers to the capacity to retain and retrieve information.
What is memory?

100

Conscious, intentional recollection of an event or of an item of information is called __________ memory.
What is explicit?

100

The __________ model of memory suggests that knowledge is represented as connections among thousands of interacting processing units, distributed in a vast network and all operating in parallel.
What is parallel distributed processing?

100

__________ memories could be called “knowing that something is true” memories.
What is Declarative?

100

According to the _________________ theory of forgetting, information in memory eventually disappears if it is not accessed.
What is decay?

200

Recovering a memory is like __________.
What is like watching unconnected frames of a movie and figuring out what the rest of the scene was like.

200

Mackenzie is enrolled in a psychology course that requires students to complete a comprehensive final exam. Mackenzie studied many hours throughout the semester to master the course material. At the end of the semester when she studied for the final exam, she realized that it did not take her very long to learn the material covered at the beginning of the semester. This is an example of __________.
What is relearning?

200

In the three-box model, all incoming sensory information must make a brief stop in the __________ before the information fades or moves.
What is sensory register?

200

Memories of general knowledge, including facts, rules, and concepts are called ___________ memories.
What is semantic ?

200

According to the ___________ theory of forgetting, one’s original perception can be erased by new information.
What is replacement?

300

The inability to distinguish your original experience from information you added after the fact is a phenomenon known as __________.
What is source misattribution?

300

When psychologists ask someone to read or listen to some information and then test the person later to see if the information affected performance on a completely different task, they are using a memory-testing method known as __________.
What is priming?

300

__________ memory includes short-term memory and information retrieved.
What is working?

300

An important technique for keeping information in short-term memory and increasing the chances of long-term retention is __________.
What is rehearsal?

300

According to the __________ theory of forgetting, information may get into memory but become confused with other information.
What is interference?

400

Christina was visiting a friend in New York City on September 11, 2001, the day of the attack on the World Trade Center. To her, that day seems frozen in time. She remembers exactly where she was, what she was doing, and what she felt as the morning transpired. This vivid recollection is known as __________.
What is frozen memory?

400

__________ memory has a limited capacity and stores items for about 30 seconds.
What is Short-term?

400

A(n) __________ is a meaningful unit of information that may be composed of smaller units.
What is chunk?

400

Although maintenance rehearsal can work for STM, it does not always lead to long-term retention. A better way to rehearse new information is to associate new items of information with material that has already been stored or with other new facts. This type of rehearsal is known as __________.
What is elaborative?

400

__________ is defined as forgetting that occurs when recently learned material interferes with the ability to remember old information.
What is Retroactive interference?

500

Which term is used to describe the confusion of an event that happened to someone else with one that happened to you?
What is Confabulation?

500

__________ memory has an unlimited capacity and can keep information for hours or decades.
What is Long-term?

500

Memories of personally experienced events and the contexts in which they occurred are called __________ memories.
What is episodic?

500

As she studies her psychology 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 Alexander Graham Bells trying to turn up the volume of a huge stereo. Her strategy is called __________.
What is a mnemonic?

500

__________ is defined as forgetting that occurs when previously stored material interferes with the ability to remember similar, more recently stored material.
What is Proactive interference?