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1.  The average IQ score is
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2.  Each of the following has been shown to interfere with creativity EXCEPT
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3.  According to Binet's test, a child who scores as well as an 8-year-old has the.................... of 8.
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4.  Operant conditioning is another term for
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5.  By pairing the ringing of the bell with the presentation of meat, Pavlov trained dogs to salivate to the sound of a bell even when no meat was presented. In this experiment, the presentation of the meat was the
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6.  Culture-fair tests attempts to measure
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7.  Thurstone's theory of intelligence includes
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8.  Material stored in short-term memory remains there for about
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9.  Which individual intelligence test is most often given to adults today?
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10.  In the United States, the..........................Program is a large nationwide program designed to help educationally disadvantaged children.
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11.  Any stimulus that follows a behavior and decreases the likelihood that the behavior will be repeated is called a
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12.  Any stimulus that follows a behavior and increases the likelihood that the behavior will be repeated is called a
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13.  Repeating information over and over again to retain it in short-term memory is called
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14.  Food and water are
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15.  The process of learning is defined as experience resulting in
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16.  A reinforcer that adds something rewarding is
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17.  Operant conditioning is based on the principle that behaviors occur more often when they are
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18.  .......................... tests measure a person's mental ability
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19.  Working memory and..................mean the same thing.
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20.  A person originally feared only spiders but now also fears other types of insects. These new fears are probably the result of
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21.  The portion of long-term memory that stores general facts and information is called....................memory.
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22.  The ability of a test to get similar results when someone is retested is called
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23.  Proactive interference of long-term memory means
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24.  We use mnemonics to......................
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25.  The abilities involved in learning and adaptive behavior are usually labeled as
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26.  Sensory registers
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27.  ..................... results in more material being stored in short-term memory because the information is grouped together.
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28.  The type of memory that is usually permanent and stores what we know is called
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29.  The portion of long-term memory that stores specific information that has personal meaning is called........................memory.
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30.  You have a cat that runs to the sound of the food cabinet opening. The sound of the cabinet is the
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31.  The process by which experience or practice results in relatively permanent change behavior or potential behavior is known as.........................
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32.  The process of learning to transfer a response from natural stimulus to another, previously neutral stimulus, is called......................
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33.  We associate the name....................most closely with classical conditioning.
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34.  An experimenter finds that a certain male subject always has an increased heartbeat when he hears a certain piece of music. The experimeter sounds a buzzer and then plays the peice of music. The experimeter repeats this procedure until the man responds with an increased heartbeat to the sound of the buzzer alone. In this situation, the unconditioned response is...........................
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35.  Many children learn to fear lightning because itis often paired with loud thunder( most sudden, loud sounds is naturally firghtening). I n this case, lightning is the............., thunder is the ..........................., and fear is the........................
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36.  A child learns that whenever he eats all of his dinner he gets a cookie for dessert. This type of learning is BEST explained by..................................
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37.  The two researchers most closely associated with operant conditioning are.....................
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38.  A REINFORCER that adds something rewarding to a situation is a.............................. reinforcer.
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39.  The type of learning that involves a sudden coming together of the elements of a situation so that the solution to a problem is instantly clear is......................
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40.  The view of learning that emphasizes the ability to learn by observing a model or recieving instructions, without firsthand experience by the learner, is called..........................theory.
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41.  If there is one thing that all intelligence tests measure, it is intelligence.
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42.  A  visual image held in the sensory register is a...................
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43.  The selection of some incoming information for futher processing is called.....................
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44.  Working memory is the original name of................. .. memory.
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45.  Information is grouped for storage in short-term memory through the process of ..........................
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46.  According to.............................theory, memories deteriorate because of the passage of time.
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47.  When Rip Van Winkle returns to his native village after 20 years of sleeping in the mountains, he goes immediately to the location of his former house and asks for his wife and children by name. The kind of memory he is exhibiting by remembering his home's location and the names of his wife and children is........................memory.
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48.  Randy is recovering from an autmible accident in which he injured his head. The only noticeable psychological symptom of his injury is that he cannot remember what happened immediately prior to the accident, Rany's symptoms are typical of ................................
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49.  Today, many psychologists view how memory operates as being similar to how a computer stores and retrieves data.
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50.  Information disappears most quickly from...........................
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51.  Cogniton is a synonym for
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52.  Thurstone proposed...........................distinct mental abilities.
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53.  Charles Spearmean believed that..............................
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54.  Gardner and his associates are known for proposing the.......................................
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55.  The first test of intelligence was the........................
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56.  Terman introduced the concept of ...............................
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57.  The ability of a test to measure what it sets out to measure is
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58.  A person with average intelligence should get an IQ score of about 100.
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59.  Culture-fair tests attempt to measure......................
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60.  The ability to remember the things that we have experienced, imagined, and learned is known as..........................
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61.  Expllain the difference between postive reinforcement, negative reinforcement, and punishment, giving examples.
62.  Explain problems involved in punishment that were discussed in class.
63.  Explain the factors that can produce differencea in IQ scores.
64.  Considering the memory devises and techniques we discuss in class, explain how you used one or more of the devises or techniques to study for this test.
65.  Explain the reasons for forgetting, including the biological reasons.
66.  According to the text, what is the difference between explict and implicit memory?
67.  Explain the two major problems experts have concerning the concept of intelligence that was discussed in class.
68.  A diagram explaining how our memory works was ysed on the computer and also handed out in class. Explain in detail that diagram.
69.  We talk about the keys to memory in class-1) pay attention,2) Visualization, 3) Association, & 4) Imagination. If you were asked on a test, "What are the keys to memory and discuss the keys," explain how you would learn and remember the keys to memory using one of the memory devises we talked about in class other than memorization, and then discuss the meaning of each key.
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