Part I. Multiple Choice (15 points, 1 point each)
Q1. Recency effects are most associated with
Q2. Which of the following is a piece of evidence against the "hierarchical" organization of semantic memory?
Q3. Waugh & Norman (1965) performed an experiment in which they varied the rate of presentation of items in a probe-digit task. The presentation rate was either 1 digit per second or 4 digits per second. The data from the subjects is summarized in the graph below. This graph (Ashcraft, p.106, Figure 4.4) illustrates:
Q4. The Brooks "F" inside/outside task was paired with a second visual or verbal task. The data collected as a result of these pairings was taken as evidence to support the existence of:
Q5. Which of the following is not the name of a type of mnemonic device
Q6. Hierarchical Networks include
Q7. A problem for Craik & Lockhart�s Depth of Processing Account
Q8. This Graph illustratesnote: the graph did not come through... for pracice...draw the figure corresponding to each of the following...
Q9. The Graph from Question 10 is most likely from
Q10. The principle that Ebbinghaus used his Method of Savings to investigate is:
Q11. Maintenance vs Elaborative Rehearsal is primarily associated with
Q12. The following graph (Ashcraft, p.155, figure 5.8) is from an experiment that illustrates which concept.
Q13. Which of the following Memory Tasks generally requires the greatest amount of conscious processing
Q14. This graph (Ashcraft, p.179, Figure 6.7) illustrates:
Q15. Endel Tulving presented people with a long list of unrelated words several different times. Each time the list was presented, the order of the items was rearranged. After each list presentation Tulving had the participants free-recall as many of the words on the list as possible. When he analyzed the order in which the words were recalled, he discovered that the subjects had developed their own grouping of the words. This consistency illustrates: (Textbook page 152)
Part II. Short Answer (15 points, Q16�Q22)
Q16. DRAW a "typical" serial position curve. LABEL the axes. LABEL the important features. Provide an EXAMPLE of the effect of serial-position (i.e., describe an example).
Q17. What is the dual-coding hypothesis?
(1 point � define)
Q18. How do we get more information into Miller�s magical number seven, plus or minus two
(2 points � description & terminology)
Q19. Define and provide an example of Proactive Interference
Q20. What is the Sternberg Memory Search Task? What does it tell us about human memory processing?
(3 points � description, graph of results, terminology)
Q21. Define Semantic Memory, Procedural Memory, and Episodic Memory
Q22. Consider a Priming Experiment in which DOCTOR primes NURSE but not BUTTER.
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