Psychology memory terms Quiz Stats

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Memory Terminology % Correct
Can store vast amount of information for many years.Long Term Memory
89.3%
Holds limited information that can be repeated or rehearsed in 1.5 to 2 seconds.Short term memory
87.3%
Grouping information into larger meaningful units for processing in STMChunking
57.3%
Vivid memories of an event and incidents surrounding it.flashbulb
29.3%
Knowing a word but not quite being able to recall it.Tip of the Tongue
28%
Selectively looking at, listening or felling what we deem to be important.Attention
23.3%
Memories of events experienced in a specific time and place.Episodic memories
23.3%
Memories of facts and concepts not linked to a specific time or place.Semantic memories
20.7%
Memory Terminology % Correct
Motor skills and habits.Procedural memories
20.7%
Memories deteriorate simply as a result of the passage of time.Decay theory
14.7%
Temporarily hold data from the senses.Sensory registers
12%
Recollection of events from one's life.Autobiographical memory
12%
People skilled in the use of memory techniques.Mnemonists
11.3%
Maintenance rehearsalRote rehearsal
10.7%
Learned emotional responses.Emotioinal Memories
4%

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Created Nov 24, 2010ReportNominate
Tags:memory, psychology, term, terminology

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