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Study Guide Questions

1.     Memory is the _____________________ and ________________________ recall of ________________________ and ______________________________.
2.     Short-term memory is __________________________________ memory.
3.     Short-term memory is extremely __________________________.
4.     An average of how many items can be stored simultaneously in a person's short-term memory?
5.     How long does most information stay in short-term memory?
6.     Long-term memory has a(n)_________________________capacity.
7.     As new pieces of information are brought in, they are linked to______________________________ __________________________________.
8.     In order for something to be remembered, what process must the information undergo?
9.     The transfer of information from short-term to long-term memory is called "__________________."
10.     What neurotransmitter establishes a memory circuit?
11.     Thinking about new information repeatedly causes what to happen?
12.     What two factors have a direct impact upon our ability to remember?
13.     Strategies designed to assist human memory are called "_________________________________."
14.     What is "chunking"?
15.     What is an "acronym"?
16.     What is a "mnemonic sentence"?
17.     Rhymes are good mnemonic devices. True or false?
18.     The "peg method" involves rhyming a word with a(n) _________________________.
19.     You are more likely to remember anything that you see. True or false?
20.     The "journey method" relies upon your familiarity with a particular _______________________.
21.     How does the "room method" work?
22.     Be ______________________ and participate during class.
23.     Adrenaline helps our memories to work more efficiently. True or false?
24.     Writing down information facilitates recall. True or false?
25.     Reading aloud or explaining what you've read has what effect on memory?
26.     What should you listen to while you study?
27.     Apply __________________________ to your own life.
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