Psychology Quiz

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1. What is encoding?

  • The way in which information is transferred or coded to be stored by sound or meaning
  • The amount of information that can be stored in memory at any particular time
  • The length of time that information can be held for
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2. What did the investigaton into encoding show about STM?

  • That it encodes acoustically
  • That it encodes semanticaly
  • That is doesn't encode at all

3. What is retrieval?

  • When information stored in the memory is remembered
  • When encoded information is stored in the memory until needed
  • The way in which information is transferred to be store by sound or meaning

4. What happpens if we pay attention to what's in our sensory memory?

  • It transfers to our long term memory
  • It transfers to our short term memory
  • We forget it

5. What is the duration of LTM?

  • A lifetime
  • 10 years
  • 50 years

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