Cognition Jeopardy Quiz

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 71

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  • 1. 
    In order to summarize the gestalt psych movement in a few words one might say what you see is what you get.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    If you put your fingers on your throat and produce a Z sound, you will feel a vibration.  this vibration means the Z sound is voiced.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A participant is asked to look within him or herself...this is called____________?
  • 4. 
    Research suggests that along with the prefrontal cortex, there is another region involved in working memory capacity.  This area is used for conflict dectection and is supported by the ______________?
  • 5. 
    According to the recognition by components model, geons are viewpoint independent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Rules for governing the sequence of words in forming phrases and sentences are rules of ?
  • 7. 
    Which situation is the most difficult and most dangerous?
    • A. 

      An experienced driver talking on a cell phone

    • B. 

      A novice driver talking on a cell phone

  • 8. 
    When trying to figure out a rule, most people seek to ___________ their theory, but people who seek to __________ their theory are more likely to get the answer correct.
  • 9. 
    Behaviorists study organisms _____________?
  • 10. 
    Change blindness indicates perception is not sufficient for attention
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Mistakes in word reading occur under a feature-net model of recognition. This results because the feature net encourages __ over ___   
  • 12. 
    Participants are shown a pair of similar pictures separated by a blank interval. The pictures appear identical and they find it hard to detect change...this is known as
  • 13. 
    Nonfluent aphasia, in which a patient has good language comprehension but disrupted speech production, is typically associated with damage to –
  • 14. 
    If P is true then Q must be true. Q is not true therefore P is not true. – This rule is called
  • 15. 
    Belief perseverance is one of the phenomena used to demonstrate
  • 16. 
    Pragmatic reasoning schemata help participants to reason only if the problem – triggers one of the schemata such as permission or obligation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    What topic is not commonly studied within cognitive psychology
  • 18. 
    In cognition, like other sciences, we first develop ________ and then we __________ them.
  • 19. 
    The principle of minimal attachment refers to a processing strategy in which the listener seeks the simplest possible phrase structure that will accommodate the words heard to that point .
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Cognitive processes are not necessary for which daily activity?
  • 21. 
    A participant reads a list of words, and the word “elephant” appears several times in that list. Later, the participant sees elephant again tachistrophically....this is known as what? 
  • 22. 
    A feature net is a network of dectors organized in layers, with one of the lower levels of detectors specialized for detecting features.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The process of “slicing” the stream of speech into successive syllables or words is called what?
  • 24. 
    Conditional statements follow the format of – if A, then B
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Participants are instructed to fixate on a point on a computer screen and report on a “+” sign that appears off to one side. After several trials, the fixation point is replaced by a new shape, but the participants do not notice this change, this is a study of