Elements of Cognition Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How does the attention span of a person change throughout his or her life?

Question 2 2. Sergio handles real world situations easily; he MOST likely has high _____.

Question 3 3. The French government wanted a way to identify students with learning disabilities, so Alfred Binet created a test to determine the average performance levels for different school-age groups. Which of the following students taking Binet's test would the French Government have been most interested in?

Question 4 4. How are expressive language and receptive language different?

Question 5 5. A master chess player employs _____.

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Question 6 6. Let's say you are at a loud sports game leaning in to listen to your friend talk to you. What kind of attention are you using?

Question 7 7. Rita has been assigned a large task at her job at a computer tech company. She has decided to break it up into small steps. What problem-solving method is she using?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is an example of transduction?

Question 9 9. What is information processing?

Question 10 10. When are problem-solving skills useful?

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Question 11 11. How is neural intelligence different from reflective or experiential intelligence?

Question 12 12. Which of the following problem-solving methods involves trying lots of things until one of them works?

Question 13 13. A person with a heightened self-awareness has a high level of _____.

Question 14 14. How does encoding fit into the stages of information processing?

Question 15 15. Which dimension of intelligence would be most similar between siblings?

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Question 16 16. Weber's Law states that the just noticeable difference of a stimulus is

Question 17 17. Bandura's study involving young children and a Bobo doll revealed that:

Question 18 18. All of the following are characteristics of pre-linguistic language development, EXCEPT:

Question 19 19.

Which of the following problem-solving methods involves the following steps:

A. Compare where you are and where you want to be: what is the biggest difference?

B. Ask yourself how to remove that difference.

C. If that action can't be taken, create a new goal to make it so that it can be taken.

Question 20 20. Self-efficacy is a term that refers to which of the following?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is true of biology's effect on intelligence?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is true about the Theory of Learnable Intelligence?

Question 23 23. Maria is taking an anatomy course where she needs to learn all the bones in the human body. Which component of analytical intelligence is she applying?

Question 24 24. David Wechsler believed that intelligence tests _____.

Question 25 25. Sarah is very good at math and she won first place in a math competition at her school. She MOST likely has _____.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following terms refers to cognitive processes that allow us to plan, organize, evaluate, adjust our behavior, and complete tasks?

Question 27 27. Possible causes of the Flynn Effect include all of the following EXCEPT

Question 28 28. The process of selection, organizing, and interpreting of stimuli refers to what process of cognition?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is an example of using maintenance rehearsal to retain information?

Question 30 30. Carl Jung explained that development in adulthood is displayed through these actions:

Elements of Cognition Chapter Exam Instructions

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