Learning and Memory

Psychology

Quiz 1 :
Fundamental Themes in the Psychology of Learning and Memory

Quiz 1 :
Fundamental Themes in the Psychology of Learning and Memory

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If "black" is said, it might make one think of the word "white." The connection in one's memory between these concepts is known as:
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A

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Which theorist was considered an empiricist?
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D

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If one believes that all babies are born with the potential to become great musicians, one would agree with the ideas of:
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C

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Charles Darwin proposed three criteria for traits to evolve through natural selection. Which statement is an example of the criterion of relevance to survival?
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In experimental psychology, the group that receives the treatment is referred to as the:
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In Ebbinghaus's studies of memory, what was the dependent variable?
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One problem with Ebbinghaus's studies was that:
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If experimenters play a very loud buzzer, a rat will be startled. If they repeatedly flash a light before the buzzer is played, the rat will eventually be startled by the light alone. This is an example of:
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Which statement predicts the law of effect?
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Behaviorism places the GREATEST emphasis on:
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In the movie Trading Places, a millionaire bets his brother that he can turn a beggar and thief into an upstanding citizen and turn a wealthy, moral man into a common criminal, just by altering the circumstances and environment of the two men. This view reflects the ideas of:
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Emily believes that babies learn language simply by being rewarded for making the correct language-like sound in response to something they hear. Her idea about learning language is MOST similar to the ideas of:
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Edward Tolman's research on the formation of cognitive maps in rats was important because it:
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George Miller demonstrated that short-term memory capacity for digits was:
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Who proposed the idea that learning relies on network connections between simple processing units?
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The process by which changes in behavior arise as a result of experience and interaction in the world is known as:
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_____ is a record of one's past experiences.
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Which method is NOT a good way to remember something?
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Which factor plays a role in helping the individual concentrate allowing the brain to encode information in order to organize and store memories?
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Which statement is TRUE?
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