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Cognition: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why are schemas important?

Question 2 2. Possible causes of the Flynn Effect include all of the following EXCEPT

Question 3 3. The holophrastic stage refers to the time when

Question 4 4. According to George Miller, chunking has the effect of _____.

Question 5 5. When you make a judgment based on probability, you use which type of heuristic?

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Question 6 6. Which one of the following answer choices is an example of rehearsal?

Question 7 7. When you still see an image after closing your eyes, you're utilizing your:

Question 8 8. If you are using spaced learning to study for a test on Friday, you may study on _____.

Question 9 9. What is the BEST way to retrieve information from your brain?

Question 10 10. Vowels and consonants are examples of

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Question 11 11. Which of the following does NOT demonstrate a way in which the misinformation effect might play a role when a man tells a story about something that happened to him?

Question 12 12. The relationship between poverty and intelligence is an example of which of the following?

Question 13 13. Jared has been searching for a new car to buy for more than a year. When he finally buys a car, which of the following would demonstrate choice supportive bias on Jared's part?

Question 14 14. Sensory memories include:

Question 15 15. We're better able to remember material if it is _____.

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Question 16 16. Long-term memories include all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 17 17. How might a baseball player's schema from his home ballpark help him when his team travels to another ballpark?

Question 18 18. Overextending language is when a baby

Question 19 19. A person who learns mathematics better when they do a problem themselves instead of listening to a lecture utilizes _____.

Question 20 20. Which of the following is an argument against Noam Chomsky's theory of universal language?

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Question 21 21. George Miller's study concluded that our short-term memory can hold

Question 22 22. Many studies suggest that intelligence is affected by

Question 23 23. Which of the following activities is an example of divergent thinking?

Question 24 24. Specific intelligence refers to _____.

Question 25 25. Using Roy G Biv to learn the colors of the rainbow is an example of _____.

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Question 26 26. Sam is a top-down processor. In selecting a restaurant for date night, he will likely consider all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

Question 27 27. A veteran chef may chop an onion by relying on her:

Question 28 28. David Wechsler believed that intelligence tests _____.

Question 29 29. Which of the following is not an example of a verbal mnemonic?

Question 30 30. Why is the philosophy of eugenics controversial?

Cognition: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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