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Cognition: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following does NOT improve memory?

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Question 2 2. Multitasking may _____.

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Question 3 3. Which of the following could be a cause behind the onset of a cognitive disability in adulthood?

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Question 4 4. Which of the following best explains the nativist perspective on language?

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Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT one of Gardner's eight intelligences?

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Question 6 6. What are the three components of each level within the Allen Cognitive Levels?

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Question 7 7. How is connectedness defined?

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Question 8 8. Regarding Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences, which of the following statements is incorrect?

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Question 9 9. You remember that somebody told you the story about dropping a Thanksgiving turkey, but no matter how hard you try you can't remember who it was. This is an example of _____.

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Question 10 10. What do the stages of change consist of?

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Question 11 11. Of the options below, which explains the bell curve most appropriately?

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Question 12 12. Why is semantic memory important?

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Question 13 13. Cognitive surplus can be defined as _____.

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Question 14 14. Alfred Binet used the term _____ age as a way of expressing the age at which the child was performing intellectually.

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Question 15 15. _____ is credited with first coining the terms fluid and crystallized intelligence.

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Question 16 16. Jason believes that stealing is wrong. He is at a store with friends and he steals a can of soda. Jason decides that stealing is not morally wrong. This is an example of which of the following strategies for reducing cognitive dissonance?

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Question 17 17. What is the BEST way to retrieve information from your brain?

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Question 18 18. Vowels and consonants are examples of

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Question 19 19. The assessment for post-chemotherapy cognitive impairment is called the _____.

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Question 20 20. Chunking involves grouping long strings of information into _____ chunks.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT considered a common challenge of a cognitive disability?

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Question 22 22. Howard Gardner theorized that people exhibit intelligence in _____.

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Question 23 23. If you are using spaced learning to study for a test on Friday, you may study on _____.

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Question 24 24.

Which of the following professions relies on spatial abilities?

I. Engineers

II. Astronomers

III. Map makers

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Question 25 25. Functional cognition is a term for the way one's mental status affects their _____.

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Question 26 26. How are Henry Goddard's test and more modern tests, such as the SAT, similar?

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Question 27 27. George Miller published a study called _____.

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Question 28 28. When most people are presented with a situation in which they could use either the representativeness or base-rate heuristic, they _____.

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Question 29 29. People are more creative in an area if _____

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Question 30 30. Which of the following is true about situated cognition and formal schools?

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