Practice Psychology MCQs – Theories of Forgetting

Welcome to your Practice Psychology MCQs - Theories of Forgetting

Let your brain exercise!

Retrieval Failure occurs __________

Information that is not brought to attention in sensory memory or continuously rehearsed in short-term memory (STM) will fade away. This is known as________

Ninad has just finished learning a list of nonsense words given to him by his psychology instructor as part of a class activity. He had 100 percent recall at the end of class. According to Ebbinghaus’s curve of forgetting, how quickly will Ninad likely forget about 40 percent of the information he has just learned?

Gauri spent a year living abroad in Spain. During that time, her ability to read and speak Spanish grew tremendously. However, now, 2 years later, Gauri feels she can no longer travel there because she can barely remember a thing. Her problem is most likely due to __________

Jahnvi shifted to the US for her masters. She found it difficult to learn to drive on the right side of roads. When she returned to India after 2 years, adjusting back to the left side was again a challenge. What has occurred here?

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