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Cognition: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Charles Spearman theorized that intelligence levels _____

Question 2 2. How might a baseball player's schema of his home ballpark help him when his team travels to another ballpark?

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. Sensory memories include:

Question 5 5. How does the encoding process work?

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Question 6 6. 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 _____.

Question 7 7. A memory that relies on hearing sounds is a(n):

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

Question 9 9. A person's Intelligence Quotient, or IQ, is determined by _____.

Question 10 10. Why is it likely that an 80 yr old (say, Henry) would have a higher crystallized intelligence than a 20 year old (say, Jeanette)?

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Question 11 11. Why are schemas important?

Question 12 12. A veteran chef may chop an onion by relying on her:

Question 13 13. Multitasking may _____.

Question 14 14. A person who learns mathematics better when they do a problem themselves instead of listening to a lecture utilizes _____.

Question 15 15. General global intelligence refers to _____.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following activities is an example of divergent thinking?

Question 17 17. Why is the philosophy of eugenics controversial?

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. Which of the following is an argument against Noam Chomsky's theory of universal language?

Question 20 20. 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?

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Question 21 21. The holophrastic stage refers to the time when

Question 22 22. When you make a judgment based on probability, you use which type of heuristic?

Question 23 23. Vowels and consonants are examples of

Question 24 24. Specific intelligence refers to _____.

Question 25 25. Recently, you've seen several reports of shark attacks in Florida on the news. You go to a beach in California and can't make yourself get in the water because all you can think about are sharks. This is an example of what type of heuristic?

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Question 26 26. People are more creative in an area if _____

Question 27 27. A person with a heightened self-awareness has a high level of _____.

Question 28 28. Which statement correctly compares the function of Broca's area and Wernicke's area?

Question 29 29. An example of a morpheme is

Question 30 30. A master chess player employs _____.

Cognition: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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