Chapter 9: Remembering and Judging

True or False?

Remember – try to go beyond just True or False, think of how you might explain your answer to your Prof.


  1. The spacing effect refers to the fact that it is easier to learn different material in different locations.
  2. Procedural memory is typically implicit.
  3. Auditory sensory memory is called iconic memory.
  4. Encoding is the process by which we put information into our memory.
  5. Memory of our high school graduation would be a good example of semantic memory.
  6. We tend to better remember items at the beginning and end of a list than those in the middle.
  7. In general, people are too confident about their ability to accurately remember events.
  8. In retroactive interference, newer information disrupts our ability to remember information that was learned earlier.
  9. Being able to remember whether you heard something on the radio or read it in a book depends on a process called source monitoring.
  10. A person with retrograde amnesia would be unable to form new long term memories.


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