Cognition: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Charles Spearman's factor analysis compares _____.

Question 2 2. Why is the philosophy of eugenics controversial?

Question 3 3. Long-term memories include all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 4 4. We're better able to remember material if it is _____.

Question 5 5. People are more creative in an area if _____

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Question 6 6. The 'Bell Curve' was controversial for suggesting that _____.

Question 7 7. 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 8 8. A person's Intelligence Quotient, or IQ, is determined by _____.

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 _____.

Question 10 10. Sarah is a bottom-up processor. In deciding which soccer league to enroll her son in, she will likely consider all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

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Question 11 11. The holophrastic stage refers to the time when

Question 12 12. Sensory memories include:

Question 13 13. Which of the following is an argument against Noam Chomsky's theory of universal language?

Question 14 14. Why is it likely that an 80 yr old (say, Henry) would have a higher crystallized intelligence than a 20 year old (say, Jeanette)?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is not an example of a verbal mnemonic?

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Question 16 16. When you make a judgment based on probability, you use which type of heuristic?

Question 17 17. Which of the following BEST explains why the alarm calls made by vervet monkeys should not be considered language?

Question 18 18. Which statement correctly compares the function of Broca's area and Wernicke's area?

Question 19 19. What is the BEST way to retrieve information from your brain?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is true about short-term memory?

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Question 21 21. How could you BEST describe the role that grammar plays in language?

Question 22 22. Zoe is watching someone flip a coin several times. Someone asks her which sequence is more likely: Heads - Tails - Heads - Heads or Tails - Heads - Tails - Heads. She decides the first sequence looks more random and better matches the outcome she would expect. This is an example of which heuristic?

Question 23 23. How does the encoding process work?

Question 24 24. How are Henry Goddard's test and more modern tests, such as the SAT, similar?

Question 25 25. A politician who excels at remembering names, fostering cooperation and inspiring those around him exhibits _____.

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Question 26 26. According to George Miller, chunking has the effect of _____.

Question 27 27. How might a baseball player's schema from his home ballpark help him when his team travels to another ballpark?

Question 28 28. Which one of the following answer choices is an example of self-referencing?

Question 29 29. A person with a heightened self-awareness has a high level of _____.

Question 30 30. If you are using spaced learning to study for a test on Friday, you may study on _____.

Cognition: Homework Help Chapter Exam Instructions

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