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Principles of Educational Psychology

Psychology

Quiz 6 :

Learning and Cognitive Processes

Quiz 6 :

Learning and Cognitive Processes

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Which one of the following statements best describes the three-component model of memory presented in the textbook?
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Which one of the following statements best describes the sensory register?
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A

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Which one of the following statements best characterizes the duration of the sensory register?
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C

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What is the main difference between behaviourists and cognitivists?
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As his teacher reads a story, Wesley pictures the main characters the way he thinks they must look.By forming visual images based on the verbal descriptions his teacher reads, Wesley is ______ those descriptions.
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Sadie hears her teacher say, "Seven times nine is sixty-three," and immediately repeats this math fact to herself three times.Five minutes later, Sadie cannot respond correctly when her teacher asks, "What is seven times nine?" Based on this information, how far in Sadie's memory system did the math fact probably get?
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Which one of the following statements best characterizes working memory (sometimes known as short-term memory)?
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Three of the following students' behaviours indicate that they are paying attention.Which one does not necessarily show that students are paying attention?
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Which one of the following examples best reflects the cocktail party phenomenon?
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Mr.Wagner stands in front of the class explaining the process of evolution.Jessie is sitting in the front row, but her mind is on the fight she had with her best friend just before class.Based on this information, how far in Jessie's memory system did Mr.Wagner's lecture get?
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What is a mental process whereby a learner takes disparate pieces of information to build understanding?
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Which one of the following best reflects the use of the sensory register component of memory?
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Which one of the following situations reflects the typical duration of working memory?
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According to constructivists, why is it important for teachers to closely monitor students' understanding?
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Ms.Henkes introduces her students to "The Stone Angel", a novel outlining one woman's perspective in late adulthood, by asking students to write a paragraph from the perspective of their grandmother.According to cognitivists, all of the following are good rationales for her practice.Which one is not?
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Which one of the following is the best example of encoding while learning provincial capitals?
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Which one of the following teaching strategies best reflects the perspective of cognitive psychology?
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As human beings, we encounter a great many stimuli at any one time.Which one of the following most accurately reflects cognitive psychologists' perspective about how we respond to all these stimuli?
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According to cognitive psychologists, the pair of activities that most people would have trouble doing simultaneously is:
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Which one of the following statements best describes the idea that learning involves a process of construction?
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