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The Cognitive Development of Older Adults Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How could you BEST describe the role that grammar plays in language?

Question 2 2. A game of peek-a-boo entertains infants because:

Question 3 3. Vowels and consonants are examples of

Question 4 4. Why do psychologists want to study cognition?

Question 5 5. How do explicit-theoretical and implicit-theoretical approaches to wisdom differ?

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Question 6 6. A child would be more successful in an algebra class if she had reached which stage of cognitive development?

Question 7 7. In the concrete operational stage, a child will learn that:

Question 8 8. Which of the following is a benefit of heuristics?

Question 9 9. How does the encoding process work?

Question 10 10. Overextending language is when a baby

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Question 11 11. A child who is just beginning to understand that others may think differently than them, is in which state of cognitive development?

Question 12 12. An example of a morpheme is

Question 13 13. Trying to figure out what the average person believes about wisdom is the _-theoretical approach.

Question 14 14. Applying past lessons to present situations is called _____.

Question 15 15. Inductive reasoning involves starting with _____ and then _____.

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Question 16 16. A seven month old baby repeatedly babbles 'bababa' and 'dadada'. This is an example of

Question 17 17. Which statement correctly compares the function of Broca's area and Wernicke's area?

Question 18 18. Which of the following BEST explains why the alarm calls made by vervet monkeys should not be considered language?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is true about long-term memory?

Question 20 20. What is a heuristic?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is true about short-term memory?

Question 22 22. The two main types of reasoning are:

Question 23 23. Which of the following is an argument against Noam Chomsky's theory of universal language?

Question 24 24. The holophrastic stage refers to the time when

Question 25 25. Which two elements of information processing do people in late adulthood struggle with?

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Question 26 26. What is the BEST way to retrieve information from your brain?

Question 27 27. What does cognition refer to?

The Cognitive Development of Older Adults Chapter Exam Instructions

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