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Quiz 7 :

Cognition: Thinking, Language, and Intelligence

Quiz 7 :

Cognition: Thinking, Language, and Intelligence

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_____ is language that relies on implications and inferences rather than direct statements.
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B

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Our basic concepts fall within broader _____ concepts and also contain more specific _____ concepts.
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A

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Which statement about stereotype threat is TRUE?
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C

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An example supporting the notion of specific intelligences is a(n):
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_____ is defined as predicting how you will feel about the outcomes of your decisions.
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Two-month old Juan Pablo begins vocalizing, "ba-ba-ba-ba." This is an example of _____ babbling.
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Which way of speaking is NOT commonly known as "baby talk"?
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Toby is a cheese connoisseur. Compared to her friends who do not share the same level of expertise in cheese, "medium-hard cheese" would likely be a _____ concept for Toby that contains the _____ concept of "Gruyère."
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Mei Li and Ling Lu are identical twins raised apart. Statistically speaking, their intelligence levels would be LESS correlated than:
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A school psychologist administers an intelligence test to fifth-graders at all elementary schools across the state. Statistically speaking, which would be the LEAST likely result?
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An intellectual disability is defined as a mental disorder:
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Which concept is NOT one of the major contextual factors that often causes us to stray from reason when solving problems?
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Which statement about the development of a child's language abilities is TRUE?
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Myra is using parentese to speak with her newborn baby. Myra is most likely:
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Which statement about intelligence is TRUE?
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The social-pragmatic theory of language development suggests that:
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Douglas spent a long time in school to get a law degree because he felt that being a lawyer would keep him happy and satisfied for the rest of his life. When he graduated and landed his first job at a firm, Douglas was extremely excited and felt fulfilled. A few years later, however, Douglas found that he was no longer excited about his job and considered going back to school for a business degree. Dylan's initial thought that he'd be happy forever after achieving success in law is an example of:
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Which statement BEST exemplifies a goal-based concept?
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Which statement about the influence of nature versus nurture on intelligence is FALSE?
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A(n) _____ is an assessment technique used by psychologists to numerically measure the level of learning a person has attained.
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