151. Infants, like all people, exposed to massive amounts of
151. Infants, like all people, are exposed to massive amounts of information, and therefore, they must focus their attention and select information so as not to be overwhelmed. This process is called selective
152. A baby is in its crib while a swarm of relatives hover, calling the baby’s name and making cooing sounds. There is a radio playing in the background and sounds emanate from the television in the living room. All the while, the baby’s mother is trying to get the baby’s attention to get ready for its feeding. The baby is most likely to attend to the mother’s face and voice. This is an example of
153. What term refers to the placement of material into memory?
154. What term refers to the process by which material in memory is located, brought to awareness, and used?
155. The information processing approach emphasizes the types of ___________ that people use when they problem solve.
156. What term refers to the degree to which an activity requires attention?
157. Processes that require relatively little attention are ___________; however, processes that require relatively large amounts of attention are ________
158. What is the term for the process by which information is initially recorded, stored, and retrieved?
159. Two month old infants appear to be able to retain training for ___________, but by six months infants are able to retain learned abilities for ___________.
a)a few days; up to three weeks
b)a few hours; a few days
c)a few hours; up to three weeks
d)a few weeks; several months
160. Infantile amnesia is defined as the lack of memory for experience that occurred prior to
a)6 months of age.
b)12 months of age.
c)3 years of age.
d)2 years of age.