1. What does the theory of trace decay suggest?
- Trace decay only occurs in the elderly
- Memories are instantly forgotten
- That all memory leaves a trace on the brain
- Memories are never forgotten
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2. What did Sperling (1960) suggest about decay?
- There is evidence to suggest that information is lost through decay from the sensory memory
- Decay isn't a big problem
- There isn't any evidence to suggest that decay takes place
- Decay doesn't exist
3. What study demonstrates trace decay happening?
- Peterson & Peterson.
- West & West
- Brown & Brown
- Sandra & Sandra
4. What does interference mean?
- Two pieces of information conflict with each other resulting in the forgetting of one thing
- A piece of information is not remembered
- Three pieces of information conflict with each other
- Two pieces of information work together to cause forgetting
5. What is proactive interference?
- A memory goes straight into the Long term memory
- When an older memory interferes with a newer memory
- A memory is forgotten instantly
- When a newer memory interferes with an older memory