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MCAT Question of the Day | MCAT Course


  • Q:

    In a memory study, an experimenter reads the same list of words separately to Subject A and Subject B. Subject A is asked to count the letters in each word, while Subject B is asked to focus on the meaning of each word. Subject B is told that this is for a subsequent recall test. During that subsequent recall test, Subject B can recall significantly more words than Subject A. Which of the following can explain this difference?

     

    A

    A difference in priming between the two subjects.

    B

    A difference in levels of processing between the two subjects.

    C

    Subject A was only accessing procedural memory.

    D

    Subject A was only accessing episodic memory.




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