Do you remember the name of your kindergarten teacher? How about the birthday of your close friends in elementary school? Some people may remember every detail of the events, but some might have difficulties recalling the memory.
In this assignment, you will have the opportunity to take a memory test. You will also describe some ways you can improve or retain your memory.
Perform the following tasks:
· Complete the reading assignment and the interactive lesson before attempting this assignment.
· Locate a free memory test by searching the Internet using key words “memory test”, and then take the test.
· After receiving the results, answer the questions on page 2.
· Use this document to answer the questions.
· Your responses (approximately 250 words) must have correct spelling and grammar.
· Submit Week 5 Assignment via Blackboard by clicking on the “Week 5 Assignment” link.
· Include the proper file naming convention: PSY101H_wk5_assn_jsmith_mmddyyyy.
Note: See the Written Assignment Rubric for a review of writing expectations.
|Provide memory test results/score.||5|
|Describe the type of memory affected.||15|
|Describe how to improve and/or retain memory.||15|
|Assignment is free of spelling and grammar errors.||5|
Respond to the following prompts:
- How did you score on the test?
- Does your score indicate you have problems with your sensory, short term, or long-term memory? If so, what are some things you can do to improve your memory?
- Based on this week’s readings, what are some things you can do to keep your sensory, short-term, or long-term memory strong?