Developmental Psychology

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Quiz 9 :

Cognitive Development: Information-Processing Perspectives and Connectionism

Quiz 9 :

Cognitive Development: Information-Processing Perspectives and Connectionism

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With which educational recommendations would an information-processing theorist most likely agree?
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A

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Which of the following is a prerequisite for using relational similarity to solve analogical reasoning problems?
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C

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Which statement best characterizes the memory performance of children when they organize events into scripts?
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B

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In her job as a medical resident, Karima is responsible for monitoring and attending to many patients at the same time, and providing both verbal and written reports to her supervisor.Karima's duties are similar to which connectionist concept?
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Miller and Weiss asked 7-, 10-, and 13-year-olds to remember the locations of animals hidden behind flaps, telling the children to pay attention to the animals and ignore other objects behind each flap.How helpful were these instructions for each age group?
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Which statement best summarizes the research findings regarding the effects of knowledge base on children's memory?
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When asked to "think of nothing," which age group will report that they are able to do so?
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What is the typical capacity of the short-term store?
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In contrast to theorists who emphasize the activation of cognitive processes in the development of thinking skills, others emphasize the importance of which skill?
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In comparison to an information-processing theorist, how would a Piagetian theorist view the role of a teacher?
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Mr.Reynolds asks his Grade 3 students to write a short essay about what they did during their spring break.To do this effectively, what type of memory will his students need to use?
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Which information-processing component is subject to the greatest voluntary control?
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Which statement best summarizes research findings regarding the difference in the use of strategies between younger and older children?
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Which memory strategy involves grouping or classifying stimuli into meaningful clusters?
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Ambrose Bierce wrote, "The mind is a mysterious form of matter secreted by the brain; its chief activity consists of trying to understand its own functions." For Bierce, what does the mind's main activity represent?
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Which type of event memory is the earliest to develop?
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What is meant by the term metacognition?
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Younger children tend to recall more incidental, irrelevant information about situations than do older children and adults.Difficulties with which cognitive process is thought to account for the younger children's deficit?
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Which memory system maintains information in a relatively pure, unanalyzed form?
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At what age did Strauss and Curtis find evidence of a rudimentary sense of ordinal relationships?
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