AP Psychology Question

<p>The psychoanalytic concept of repression suggests a difficulty in the functioning of which aspect of memory...</p>

<p>A. Encoding
B. Short-term Memory
C. Procedural Memory
D. Explicit Memory
E. Retrieval</p>

<p>I'm using Kaplan's AP Prep book. When I found where it talks about Repression, I only read that it was a defense mechanism that protects the ego. It is part of Psychodynamic theory, but there is nothing that says it suggests a difficulty in some area.</p>

<p>Could someone please explain?</p>

<p>Hmm…I would say (E) Retrieval because if someone has worked to repress memories, it would definitely be hard to retrieve them (since repression basically involves shoving those memories to the attic of your mind and forgetting about them there).
:)</p>

<p>I hope that made sense…</p>

<p>It does make sense; thank you.</p>

<p>Btw, do I need to know how to do an F-test or a t-test?? For example, in the FRQ, would they ask me to do that??</p>