SAC 2 Revision
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by Amy Dean
| 21 Questions
Note from the author:
Unit 3 SAC 2 Revision on Learning and Memory
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Explain the similarities and differences between iconic and echoic memory (3 marks)
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Outline the duration and capacity of short term memory (2 marks)
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Define what explicit memories are (3 marks)
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State what type of memory classical conditioning is (2 marks)
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Describe the role of the hippocampus in the storage of long-term memories (4 marks)
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Define the function of the amygdala in terms of long term memories (3 marks)
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Outline the possible effect that damage to the cerebellum might have to a brain trauma victim (2 marks)
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State one of the main functions of the cerebral cortex (1 mark)
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Define the meaning of learning (1 mark)
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Distinguish between response cost from other forms of punishment (2 marks)
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Outline the three phase process of classical conditioning with reference to an example (6 marks)
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Describe the difference between stimulus generalisation and stimulus discrimination (2 marks)
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Describe the term operant conditioning (2 marks)
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Outline the learning processes involved in order for observational learning to take place (5 marks)
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State the similarities and differences between long-term potentiation (LTP) and long term depression (LTD) (4 marks)
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Describe how neurohormones are released into our system (3 marks)
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Define the method of savings formula used when calculating how much relearning has take place (3 marks)
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Describe what Loftus's research on reconstruction has discovered about memory retrieval (3 marks)
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Explain what Alzheimer's disease does to a person's memory (3 marks)
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Outline how a person can use context and state dependent cues to influence their ability or inability to remember (3 marks)
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When studying for this next SAC will you be using maintenance or elaborative rehearsal or both? Explain your reasoning behind your decision (2 marks).
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