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PSYC 1211 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Anterograde Amnesia, Retrograde Amnesia, Semantic Network


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYC 1211
Professor
Jason P.Leboe- Mc Gowan
Study Guide
Midterm

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Chapter 7
1. What does research using a simulated driving task to examine the links
between using cell phones while driving suggest?
Cell phone use doubled the chances of missing traffic signals and having slower reaction
times to signals that were detected.
2.Which of the following is NOT a level of processing that Craik and Lockhart
(1972) suggested was associated with the encoding of verbal information?
Functional
3. In one experiment, Craik and Tulving (1975) compared the durability of
structural, phonemic, and semantic encoding. Which type of encoding did they
find led to the poorest recognition?
Structural
4. What does the “magic number seven” refer to?
The number of items that can be stored in short-term memory
5. On what grounds have many theorists questioned the concept of short-term
memory?
Short-term memory handles a wider variety of functions than originally thought.
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