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Cognition & Cognitive Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A friend tells you that her infant daughter often repeats reflexive behavior because she likes the outcome. What substage of cognitive development is your friend's daughter in?

Question 2 2. How is object permanence defined?

Question 3 3. When visiting his family, we see Henry using a mental representation of a car and trying out pretend play. What substage of cognitive development is he in?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is an example of using maintenance rehearsal to retain information?

Question 5 5. James is trying to study for a test but he is having difficulty with all areas of information processing. What would help him improve the very first step of information processing?

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Question 6 6. How does encoding fit into the stages of information processing?

Question 7 7. The SAT test, and other standardized tests, involve more of which type of thinking?

Question 8 8. Writing an essay proposing different solutions to an issue requires what kind of thinking?

Question 9 9. 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 10 10. According to Vygotsky, which of the following is true about the acquisition of meaning and understanding?

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Question 11 11. 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?

Question 12 12. According to Vygotsky, a child's use of the word 'da' for daddy is indicative of which stage of speech development?

Question 13 13. What is another term for fantasy play?

Question 14 14. What is an example of constructive play?

Question 15 15. How does play benefit children?

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Question 16 16. What kind of attention would you be using if you were to take this quiz while watching a tv show?

Question 17 17. 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?

Question 18 18. If you are at an all-day conference, what kind of attention must you use to follow along?

Question 19 19. How does dementia differ from Alzheimer's?

Question 20 20. When does an infant exhibit long term memory?

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. How does egocentrism evolve through the stages of development?

Question 23 23. Which of the following occurs during the preoperational stage of development?

Question 24 24. Laura is enjoying her debate class and the views her other classmates are bringing up. How would you describe the stage of development she has reached?

Question 25 25. When he was one month old, Henry's behavior consisted of many reflexes. What substage of cognitive development was he in?

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Question 26 26. What is information processing?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is the best example of an academic situation requiring crystallized intelligence?

Question 28 28. According to Vygotsky, what is the process of constructing an internal representation of external physical objects or actions?

Question 29 29. Why are games with rules helpful to children?

Question 30 30. How does the attention span of a person change throughout his or her life?

Cognition & Cognitive Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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