psychology chapter 7

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psychology ch apter 7﷯


 
  
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congnition is a synonym for
 
thinking
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When you took your college entrance exam, students across the country took the same test at...
 
standardization
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What number reflects the amount of differences in a population attribtable to genetic influences?
 
heritability
4
The individual test most often given to adults is the
 
the WAIS-III
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What is one criticism of the conslusions offered by Richard Herrnstein and Charles Murray in...
 
They failed to distinguish between correlation and causation
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According to the Atkinson and Shiffrin model of memory, what happens when we actively think...
 
The memory is recalled from LTM and is placed in STM
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What are the metal categories representing activites, objects, qualities or situations that...
 
Concepts
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Psychological tests that yeild relativily consisten results are said to be
 
reliable
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Ted and Jessica's son was recently diagnosed as mentally retarded. What is his likely deree...
 
Mild
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Which of the following questions would be more likely to produce divergent thinking?
 
"How many uses can you think of for a stapler?"
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A form of intelligence that refers to how effectibely people perceive and understand their...
 
emotional
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On MOnday, Sal took a test developed to measre levels of sensation seeking and obtained a score...
 
reliable
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The Biney and Simon intelligence test measured children on what new concept?
 
mental age
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What problem-solving stratefies dont guarantee solutions but make efficien use of time?
 
heuristics
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Which of these might be an examle of a performace item on the Wechsler tests of intelligence?
 
using blocks to make a design like the one shown in a picture
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Sally is enrolled in a high school geomety course, which she describes as "drawing figures...
 
algorithms
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What was the original purpose of the first wel established test of intelligence?
 
to select those children who could benefit from classes for slow learners
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Geoffrey has a Stanford-Binet IQ score of 60 and deficits in adaptive behaior. He is likely...
 
mildly retarded
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The theory of multiple intelligences was proposed by ____.
 
Gardner
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Charles Spearman believed that intelligence is comosed of
 
general intelligence and specific abilites
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Laboratory experiments suggest that animals have____
 
some cognitive capacites
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Which of these is one of Howard Gardners's multiple intelligences?
 
naturalistic
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Which of these is one of Howard Gardners multiple Intelligences
 
naturalistic
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Creativity is the ablitiy to ____
 
produce novel or unique ideas or objects
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A valid test is one that ----
 
actually measures what it sets out to measure
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___ percent of the population has IQ scores btw 70-130
 
95
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Profixes, suffixes and words are examples or
 
morephemes
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a pscholigical test that measures what we intend it to measure is said to be
 
valid
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A committe has been set up to identify young ppl who are likely to become great Olympics skaters,...
 
bodily kinesthetic and intrapersonal
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The basic sound units of any languages are called
 
phonemes
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Which of these might be an example of a performace item on the Wechsler tests of intelligence?
 
using blocks to make shaps that one is shown
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A seemingly arbitrary flash out of the blue, through which the solution to a problem suddently...
 
insights
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What number reflects the amount of differences in a population attributable to getetic influences?
 
heritablity
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What is one criticism of the conclusion offerend by Richard Hernstein and Charles Murray in...
 
they failed to distinguish between correlation and causation
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the system of rules that governs how we assign meaning to the morphemes we use is called
 
semantics
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The concept of generalized intelligence is largely based on the theories of
 
Spearman
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The Binet-Simon scale was originally developed to
 
identify children who might have difficulty in school
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The ability to produce work that is both novel and appropriate is called
 
creativity
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What term do psychologists use to describe our tendenct to search for evidence that supports...
 
confirmation bias
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the sounds of t th and sh are
 
phonemes

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