Reconsolidation and Retrieval Induced Forgetting

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1. If Group B learned the second sequence without reactivating memory for the day 1 sequence, what was their performance like?

  • They made more errors on the day 2 sequence than group A
  • They made more errors on the day 1 sequence than group A
  • They made less errors on the day 1 sequence than group A
  • They made less errors on the day 2 sequence than group A
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2. What is the self-perpetuating effect?

  • The cue word repeatedly cues the competitor word because the association is strong
  • The association between the cue and competitor being stronger than the association between the cue and the target
  • Retrieval induced forgetting occurs for high category examples but less for low frequency examples
  • Actively recalling the cued item rather than passively viewing that pairing

3. Which is the best explanation for retrieval induced forgetting?

  • Inhibition
  • Retrieval practice paradigm
  • Associative unlearning
  • Asssociative blocking

4. The level of ________ in the prefrontal cortex correlated with the degree of RIF for the ___________ but _______ items

  • Activation, practiced, related
  • Activation, practiced, unrelated
  • Deactivation, non-practiced, related
  • Deactivation, non-practiced, unrelated

5. Inhibition of memory leading to RIF appears to be _________ __________

  • Interference dependent
  • Strength dependent
  • Attention dependent
  • Cue dependent

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