Working Memory Components Quiz

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Which memory system allows people to consciously reexperience past experiences?

Episodic memory

What type of memory is usually expressed in terms of remembering some experience or episode?

Episodic memory

Which memory system is more vulnerable than other memory systems to neural dysfunction?

Episodic memory

Which type of knowledge is specific to knowing what to do in a situation?

Declarative knowledge

Which type of knowledge enables a person to actually perform a skill?

Procedural knowledge

In the experiment by McPherson and Thomas (1989), what did the experts know nearly all the time?

What action goal to establish

In the experiment by McPherson and Thomas (1989), what were the novices generally unable to do?

What action goal to establish

In the experiment by Cavaco et al. (2004), what did the amnesic patients improve despite evidence of impaired declarative memory related to the task?

Their performance on the tasks

In the experiment by Cavaco et al. (2004), how did the amnesic patients perform on declarative memory tests compared to the normal participants?

Worse

Which memory system allows people to mentally 'travel back' in time?

Episodic memory

Which memory system is described as oriented to the past in a way in which no other kind of memory, or memory system, is?

Episodic memory

What type of knowledge is specific to knowing what to do in a situation?

Declarative knowledge

Which memory system is described as more vulnerable than other memory systems to neural dysfunction?

Episodic memory

In the experiment by McPherson and Thomas (1989), what were the novices generally unable to do?

Establish an effective strategy or action goal

Which memory system allows people to consciously reexperience past experiences?

Episodic memory

Which type of memory is usually expressed in terms of remembering some experience or episode?

Episodic memory

In the experiment by Cavaco et al. (2004), how did the amnesic patients perform on declarative memory tests compared to the normal participants?

Much worse

In the experiment by Cavaco et al. (2004), what did the amnesic patients improve despite evidence of impaired declarative memory related to the task?

Performance on motor tasks

What did the experts know nearly all the time in the experiment by McPherson and Thomas (1989)?

What action goal to establish

Which type of knowledge enables a person to actually perform a skill?

Procedural knowledge

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