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Learning & Memory - Open Book Test

Learning & Memory - Open Book Test
Quiz 17, Set 1

Question 1
In avoidance learning the motor system acts as a ..... system, and the limbic system acts as a ..... system. (Page 440s - 450s)




Question 2
Bonus Question: 1 + 1 =

A. 0
B. 1
C. 2
D. 3



Question 3
When a ringing bell is presented to a cat, it may evoke
a turning of the head toward the sound source. If that
same stimulus is repeated over and over again, the
probability and magnitude of this orienting response
decrease. This phenomenon is called .......... (Page 222)

A. habituation
B. retrograde
C. epinephrine



Question 4
Evolutionary change in learning does not require evolutionary
change in the neural apparatus of learning. (Page 139)
A. True
B. False
C. I don't know



Question 5
................ refers to a person’s learned
knowledge of facts and concepts. Typically we are unaware
of where and when we first learned that Paris
is the capital of France, the meaning of rhinoceros, and
that 8 x 8 = 64;
A. Prospective memory
B. Semantic memory
C. Short term memory



Question 6
Exposure to discriminative stimuli enhances subsequent
discrimination learning, an effect known as ...............

A. perceptual learning
B. acquired distinctiveness
C. time discrimination



Question 7
................ refers to the situation in
which a person intends to carry out some action at a
future time and then either performs the action successfully
or forgets to perform it. Such situations are
common in everyday life, as are failures of prospective
memory—forgetting to make a phone call, mail
a letter, or to pass on a message, for example.

A. Prospective memory
B. Long term memory
C. Episodic Memory



Question 8
Anderson and Schooler (1991) have pointed out
that the sensitivity of learning to repetition is evidence
for its efficiency and adaptiveness because the
frequency with which information has been used in
the past is a very good predictor of whether it will be
needed in the future. (Page 570s)

A. True
B. False
C. neither



Question 9
The most influential (and controversial) view of
the development of grammar is called UG (Chomsky, 1975).
The UG theory claims that linguistic knowledge consists of an inborn,
universal, skeletal protolanguage, the details of which
are elaborated in the course of learning. (Page 312)

U.G. is the short form of ............
A. University Girl
B. University Grammar
C. Universal Grammar



Question 10
Children’s emerging ability to organize and recount
their life history is shaped through conversations
about the past that occur in the context of their
family, Accordnig to Fivush and Reese(1992) & K.
Nelson, (1993).

A. True
B. False
C. Half true