Psychology in Action Study Set 1

Psychology

Quiz 8 :
Thinking, Language, and Intelligence

Quiz 8 :
Thinking, Language, and Intelligence

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Which of the following is NOT part of the general process of cognition?
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D

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The mental activities involved in acquiring, storing, retrieving, and using knowledge are collectively known as _________.
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B

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Using information and acting on that information is evidence of _________.
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A

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The part of the brain that plays a major role in associating complex ideas, making plans, and allocating attention is the _________.
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If you were to start smiling when you are in a bad mood, eventually you might start to feel better and think "happy thoughts." This would demonstrate the concept of _________.
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Mental representations of previously stored sensory experiences are called mental _________.
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Which of the following persons is NOT using a mental image?
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A mental representation of a group or category that shares similar characteristics is called _________.
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All of the following are examples of concepts EXCEPT _________.
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Which are examples of abstract concepts?
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An artificial or formal concept arises from _________.
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Because it is based on a system of logical rules or definitions, language would serve as a(n)________ concept when used correctly.
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When you group subcategories within broader concepts or categories, you are creating _________.
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A representation of the "best" or most typical example of a category is called a(n)_________.
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Which of the following would support the idea that people store concepts in terms of prototypes?
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Which of the following conclusions can be drawn the finding that people are faster to verify that a cocker spaniel is a dog compared to the time it takes to verify that a cocker spaniel is an animal?
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The ________ example of an item that fits in a particular category is called a prototype.
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Based on most people's prototype for fruit, which of the following would take longer to classify?
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When learning a new concept, children are most likely to learn the ________ level first.
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A motor vehicle is called an automobile.Automobiles can include trucks, cars, and motorcycles.Cars might include sedans or coupes.In this hierarchy, a sedan is an example of a(n)________ concept.
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