Cognitive Resources Theory: Definition & Explanation


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Which statement is NOT true regarding cognitive resource theory?

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1. Which of the following is NOT an assumption of cognitive resource theory?

2. According to the cognitive resource theory, which of the following is NOT correct regarding high stress situations?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many components to the cognitive resources theory, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of them as well as their implications in different situations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the components and principles of cognitive resource theory as it applies to:

  • high stress situations
  • leaders with high or low intelligence
  • directive leaders

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will help students practice the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast implications of the cognitive resources theory in high stress situations and situations with directive leaders
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the ideas and assumptions behind the cognitive resources theory
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the cognitive resources theory as it applies to leadership and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about how experience and intelligence affect leadership in stressful situations, review the accompanying lesson titled Cognitive Resources Theory: Definition & Explanation. This lesson will help you:

  • Know the basis of the cognitive resources theory
  • Understand the interaction of experience and intelligence in stressful situations
  • Know the founders of the cognitive resources theory
  • Differentiate between the implications of the cognitive resources theory in low and high stress situations
  • Understand the implications of the cognitive resources theory in relation to leaders