MB 1 - Memory

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1. What does the episodic buffer do in working memory?

  • Stores incoming information about visual scene and relationship between objects in scene
  • Integrates information from the other systems to make it coherent
  • Produces a mental representation of sounds in incoming information
  • Directs action and attention of other systems, actively manipulating the information
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2. A cue is a stimulus that activates memory. Which of these features of retrieval relies on cues?

  • Flashbulb memories
  • Encoding specificity principle
  • Autobiographical memories
  • Distinctive stimuli are better remembered

3. Long-term memory can explain the serial disposition effect. What is this?

  • That the first items and most recent items in a series will be best remembered
  • That the most recent items in a series will be remembered better than the first items because the recent items replace the first items in long-term memory.
  • That the first items in a series will be remembered better than the most recent because the first items move into long-term memory.
  • That items will only be remembered if moved into long-term memory

4. Short-term memory temporarily holds information due to a limited capacity. What can increase capacity?

  • Priming
  • Chunking
  • Acoustic storage
  • Rehearsal

5. What is motivated forgetting?

  • Forgetting memories that remind us to do something in the future (prospective)
  • Consciously or unconsciously wanting to forget an event
  • Forgetting memories of past experience (retrospective)
  • Inability to recall information but feeling like we are about to remember it


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