Question of the Day (18-Mar-17)
Fill in the blanks in the passage with the most appropriate set of words from the options for each blank.
Emotion can have a powerful impact on memory. Numerous studies have shown that the most ______ autobiographical memories tend to be of emotional events, which are likely to be recalled more often and with more clarity and detail than ______ events.The activity of emotionally enhanced memory retention can be linked to human evolution; during early development, ______ behavior to environmental events would have progressed as a process of trial and error. Survival depended on behavioral patterns that were ________ through life and death situations.
| ||1)||intense, banal, receptive, reinforced|
| ||2)||exciting, mundane, receptive, reinforced|
| ||3)||vivid, neutral, responsive, reinforced|
| ||4)||important, mundane, adaptive, repeated.|
| ||5)||intensive, neutral, responsive, repeated|