Describe something you have learned that is now in your procedural memory. Discuss how you learned this information.
Describe something you learned in high school that is now in your semantic memory.
Describe a flashbulb memory of a significant event in your life.
Which of the seven memory errors presented by Schacter have you committed? Provide an example of each one.
Jurors place a lot of weight on eyewitness testimony. Imagine you are an attorney representing a defendant who is accused of robbing a convenience store. Several eyewitnesses have been called to testify against your client. What would you tell the jurors about the reliability of eyewitness testimony?
Create a mnemonic device to help you remember a term or concept from this chapter.
What is an effective study technique that you have used? How is it similar to/different from the strategies suggested in this chapter?