Unit 7: Thinking, Language, & Intelligence

12 Questions  I  By Shanvan717
This is an open everything quiz based on Modules 23-25.

  
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1.  Noam Chomsky believed that language was
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2.  To find Tabasco sauce in a large grocery store, you could systematically search every shelf in every store aisle. This best illustrates problem solving by means of:
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3.  Pablo vainly searches for a screwdriver while failing to recognize that a readily available coin in his pocket would turn the screw. His oversight best illustrates:
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4.  A defense attorney emphasizes to a jury that her client works full-time, supports his family, and enjoys leisure-time hobbies. Although none of this information is relevant to the trial, it is designed to make the defendant appear to be a typical member of the local community. The lawyer is most clearly attempting to take advantage of:
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5.  College students are more likely to judge a condom as effective when informed that it has a 95 percent success rate than when told it has a 5 percent failure rate. This best illustrates the impact of:
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6.  The fact that children speak with an accent that is similar to their peers is best explained by ________ theory of language acquisition.
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7.  Pigeons can reliably discriminate pictures of cars from pictures of chairs. This best illustrates their capacity to develop:
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8.  When Phoebe strongly disagrees with her sister's opinion, she effectively controls her own anger and responds with empathy to her sister's frustration regarding their dispute. Her behavior best illustrates:
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9.  When retested on the WAIS, people's second scores generally match their first scores quite closely. This indicates that the test has a high degree of:
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10.  Stereotype threat is most likely to depress female students' performance on a difficult ________ test and to depress male students' performance on a difficult ________ test.
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11.  Although diagnosed with autism and hardly able to speak coherently, 18-year-old Andrew can produce intricate and detailed drawings of scenes he has viewed only once. Andrew illustrates a condition known as:
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12.  A high school counselor gave Amy a test designed to predict whether she could learn to become a successful architect. Amy most likely received a(n) ________ test.
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