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?
- Acoustic storage
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