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5 Matching questions

  1. Confirmation bias
  2. Computer Neural Networks
  3. Mental set
  4. Babbling stage
  5. Language
  1. a A tendency to approach a problem in a particular way, especially a way that has been successful in the past but may or may not be helpful in solving a new problem
  2. b a tendency to search for information that confirms one's preconceptions
  3. c Computer circuits that mimic the brain's interconnected neural cells, performing tasks such as learning to recognize visual patterns and smells
  4. d beginning at about 4 months, the stage of speech development in which the infant spontaneously utters various sounds at first unrelated to the household language
  5. e our spoken, written, or signed words and the ways we combine them to communicate meaning

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. in a language, the smallest distinctive sound unit
  2. a mental image or best example of a category
  3. The study of meaning in language.
  4. in a language, a system of rules that enables us to communicate with and understand others
  5. the tendency to think of things only in terms of their usual functions; an impediment to problem solving

5 True/False questions

  1. Linguistic relativityWhorf's hypothesis that language determines the way we think

          

  2. Availability heuristica simple thinking strategy that often allows us to make judgments and solve problems efficiently; usually speedier but also more error-prone than algorithms. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 398)

          

  3. Broca's areacontrols language reception-a brain area involved in language comprehension and expression;usually in the left temporal lobe

          

  4. Wernicke's areacontrols language reception-a brain area involved in language comprehension and expression;usually in the left temporal lobe

          

  5. Intuitionall the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, remembering, and communicating

          

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