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Cognition Theories & Processes Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. The relationship between poverty and intelligence is an example of which of the following?

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. Which of the following is not one of the types of heuristics?

Question 5 5. Multitasking may _____.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements is correct?

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements is not correct?

Question 8 8. A memory that relies on hearing sounds is a(n):

Question 9 9. Which of the following is true about long-term memory?

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. Which of the following is not one of Gardner's multiple intelligences?

Question 12 12. A person who learns mathematics better when they do a problem themselves instead of listening to a lecture utilizes _____.

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements is not correct?

Question 14 14. Howard Gardner theorized that people exhibit intelligence in _____.

Question 15 15. Which of the following is not one of the three steps through which information is processed from short-term memory and stored into long-term memory?

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Question 16 16. People are more creative in an area if _____

Question 17 17. Which of the following statements regarding the stages of language development in children is not correct?

Question 18 18. When you make a judgment based on probability, you use which type of heuristic?

Question 19 19. When you still see an image after closing your eyes, you're utilizing your:

Question 20 20. Which of the following techniques was identified by German psychologist Hermann Ebbinghaus and involves re-learning material at increasingly widely-spaced intervals?

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Question 21 21. A seven month old baby repeatedly babbles 'bababa' and 'dadada'. This is an example of

Question 22 22. Which of the following is responsible for creating the 2-factor theory of intelligence, the first factor being the relatively constant level of mental performance across diverse mental tasks, or general global intelligence (g) and the second factor being specific intelligence?

Question 23 23. According to George Miller, chunking has the effect of _____.

Question 24 24. Charles Spearman theorized that intelligence levels _____

Question 25 25. Long-term memories include all of the following EXCEPT:

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Question 26 26. Why are schemas important?

Question 27 27. 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?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is not an example of a verbal mnemonic?

Question 29 29. Sensory memories include:

Question 30 30. Which of the following occurs when people's memories of events becomes distorted by information given to them after the event has occurred?

Cognition Theories & Processes Chapter Exam Instructions

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