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Human Attention & Cognition Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Most specifically, how does advertising play off our selective attention?

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

Question 3 3. Possible causes of the Flynn Effect include all of the following EXCEPT

Question 4 4. How does the attention span of a person change throughout his or her life?

Question 5 5. The relationship between poverty and intelligence is an example of which of the following?

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Question 6 6. A person's Intelligence Quotient, or IQ, is determined by _____.

Question 7 7. How does the encoding process work?

Question 8 8. Vowels and consonants are examples of

Question 9 9. Charles Spearman theorized that intelligence levels _____

Question 10 10. A student scored 100% on a math computation test. What type of intelligence does this exhibit?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is true about long-term memory?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is an argument against Noam Chomsky's theory of universal language?

Question 13 13. What is selective attention?

Question 14 14. What can hamper selective attention?

Question 15 15. General global intelligence refers to _____.

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Question 16 16. Why is creativity important?

Question 17 17. How are Henry Goddard's test and more modern tests, such as the SAT, similar?

Question 18 18. Which of the following activities is an example of divergent thinking?

Question 19 19. Charles Spearman's factor analysis compares _____.

Question 20 20. How do we experience selective attention?

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Question 21 21. Howard Gardner theorized that people exhibit intelligence in _____.

Question 22 22. The holophrastic stage refers to the time when

Question 23 23. Which of the following would be considered an example of language according to principle of combinability?

Question 24 24. People are more creative in an area if _____

Question 25 25. Many studies suggest that intelligence is affected by

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Question 26 26. A seven month old baby repeatedly babbles 'bababa' and 'dadada'. This is an example of

Question 27 27. Overextending language is when a baby

Question 28 28. Estimate the attention span of a 5 year old child.

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

Question 30 30. Which of the following BEST explains why the alarm calls made by vervet monkeys should not be considered language?

Human Attention & Cognition Chapter Exam Instructions

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