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Psych 111 Chapter 8 Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. Confirmation Bias
  2. Functional Fixedness
  3. Language
  4. Insight
  5. Morphemes
  1. a Prevents problem solving, we have a tendency to rely on a a single function for an object and not consider other uses for it
  2. b The smallest units of meaning in a language
  3. c Sudden discovery of the correct solution
  4. d Tendency to only seek information that is likely to support one's decisions and beliefs
  5. e System of symbols, sounds, meanings and rules combination that allow for communication among humans

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Particular words used
  2. Lacks non-important words Ex: "Give doll"
  3. We have a tendency to only use solutions that have worked in the past
  4. Simple and conveys meaning Ex: "UP!"
  5. The ability to produce language

5 True/False Questions

  1. Interactionist TheoryThink parents influence language development and humans are built well to to learn language


  2. SemanticsThe area of language concerned with understanding the meaning of words and word combinations


  3. Noncompensatory Decision ModelsDo not allow some attributes to compensate for others


  4. Receptive LanguageThe ability to comprehend, process, and integrate the meaning of language


  5. ReasoningThe process by which we generate and evaluate arguments


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