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Cognition and Cognitive Development Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is another term for fantasy play?

Question 2 2. Why are games with rules helpful to children?

Question 3 3. Susan's math teacher always relates the current topic back to real world problems that the students have experienced. The teacher is helping the students to use _____ to increase retention of the material.

Question 4 4. Rachel is a team leader at work. Her company is looking to make some major changes, and wants Rachel's input on developing a couple of different plans. Which type of intelligence would be most helpful for Rachel in this situation?

Question 5 5. What is an example of constructive play?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is the best example of an academic situation requiring crystallized intelligence?

Question 7 7. Maria is 70-years-old and it is hard for her to remember the details of her personal experiences. The memories of these experiences are referred to as _____.

Question 8 8. Which of the following people is likely to have the best memory?

Question 9 9. If you are at an all-day conference, what kind of attention must you use to follow along?

Question 10 10. A cornerstone of Vygotsky's theory of cognitive development is that society and culture play a key role in promoting development. What type of perspective is this considered to be?

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Question 11 11. According to Vygotsky, which of the following is true about the acquisition of meaning and understanding?

Question 12 12. When someone uses past knowledge to address current situations it is called:

Question 13 13. How does dementia differ from Alzheimer's?

Question 14 14. How does play benefit children?

Question 15 15. What is information processing?

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Question 16 16. When does an infant exhibit long term memory?

Question 17 17. What is a benefit of social play?

Question 18 18. The SAT test, and other standardized tests, involve more of which type of thinking?

Question 19 19. According to Vygotsky, a child's use of the word 'da' for daddy is indicative of which stage of speech development?

Question 20 20. Writing an essay proposing different solutions to an issue requires what kind of thinking?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is an example of using maintenance rehearsal to retain information?

Question 22 22. What is it called when a baby imitates something her mother does after a minute or two?

Question 23 23. Many children in kindergarten enjoy playing 'house.' How does the value of play benefit young children, according to Vygotsky?

Question 24 24. According to Vygotsky, what is the process of constructing an internal representation of external physical objects or actions?

Question 25 25. Let's say you are at a loud sports game leaning in to listen to your friend talk to you. What kind of attention are you using?

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Question 26 26. How does the attention span of a person change throughout his or her life?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT true regarding intelligence?

Question 28 28. What kind of attention would you be using if you were to take this quiz while watching a tv show?

Question 29 29. In order for Jessica to encode her grandmother's words, she had to first...

Question 30 30. How does encoding fit into the stages of information processing?

Cognition and Cognitive Development Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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