Psychology in Your Life Study Set 3

Psychology

Quiz 8 :

Thinking and Intelligence

Quiz 8 :

Thinking and Intelligence

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Dr.Earl is a cognitive psychologist who studies thinking.Which question is most relevant to Dr.Earl's research?
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Which of the following is NOT an example of thinking?
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Cognitive schemas allow for easy,fast processing of information about people,events,or groups that are related in some way.However,when we make generalizations about these People,events,or groups,we are using
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When you brainstorm a list of words and concepts that are related to your personality traits, you are writing words that are related to an abstract mental concept.Because of this you are Using a(n) ________ representation.
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Chris is describing what lasagna is to a friend who has never eaten it before.He tells his friend,"Lasagna usually has layers of noodles with cheese and sauce in between each layer." In this situation,Chris is describing his ________ of lasagna.
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A picture of a computer is an example of a(n) ________ representation.The word computer is an example of a(n) ________ representation.
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Which of the following is NOT an example of an analogical representation?
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When people group several concepts together,such as baseball,basketball,and football, based on the shared property of being so-called ball sports,they are creating a ________ Of the concepts.
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When Dave started driving,he had to use a navigation system to get around his city.Over time,Dave could drive through his city without the navigation system because he knew the Names of all the roads and had a visual image in his mind of where they are.Dave has most Likely developed a ________ of his city.
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Juan believes that a robin is a good example of a bird.Sergei believes that a penguin is a good example of a bird.Juan and Sergei are both correct according to the ________ model of Organizing concepts.
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Regina is mentally manipulating information about how her boyfriend's new jeans fit him. When Regina does this she is
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A road map and a photograph have some of the physical characteristics of objects.Because of this,they are ________ of the external world around us.
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Dr.Brown conducts research on how concepts are represented in people's minds.He believes that each category has one perfect representation of a concept.Based on this, Dr)Brown most likely follows the ________ model of organizing concepts.
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When Mary thinks about a guitar,she uses a mental representation of specific knowledge about that object.Mary is thinking about a
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Dr.Shah is interested in how concepts are represented in people's minds.She believes that a category includes all of the examples of the concepts in that category.Dr.Shah most likely Follows the ________ model of categorizing concepts.
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An advantage of the prototype model in describing how we think about concepts is that
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A prototype includes ________ in a category.An exemplar includes ________ in the category.
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Luke grew up by the beach and only wears sandals.Because of this,it is likely that Luke considers sandals to be the most typical type of shoe.For Luke,sandals would most likely be The ________ of the category "shoes."
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When you read the word cake on a menu,it is a(n) ________ representation.The picture of a cake on a menu is a(n) ________ representation.
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When you use a city map to find your way to a restaurant,it has some physical characteristics of the actual objects-streets and their locations.Because of this,the map is a(n) ________ Representation.
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