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5 Matching questions

  1. What are the effects of each environment on neural development?
  2. What are congenital problems and how are they different from genetic disorders?
  3. What is the serial positioning effect?
  4. What is a major reason African Americans as a group do not perform as well on IQ tests as European Americans as a group?
  5. Please be able to recognize or provide an example of a ignoring base rates in intuitive thought.
  1. a The tendency to make the most errors in remembering the middle items of an ordered list
  2. b Biased more towards white middle class
  3. c An enriched environment will promote learning and growing, and a deprived one will inhibit them.
  4. d Playing the lottery
  5. e Congenital - Birth defects caused from environmental problems/issues with mother such as drinking alcohol.
    Genetic disorders are inherited from parents ex. Sickle-cell anemia, muscular dystrophy.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Drawing on results of similar experiments
  2. A traumatic childhood experience, or a rape
  3. The memory used for relatively permanent storage of meaningful information
  4. Closest to +1 or -1
  5. Semantic = days of week, months of year, simple math, the seasons
    Procedural = like riding a bike
    Episodic = your high school graduation

5 True/False questions

  1. bodily kinesthetic,relating to the transmitting end of a discharge across a synapse. (2) Pertaining to or being situated at the proximal side of a synapse. -refer to the transmitting or proximal side of a synapse, such as a presynaptic cell (e.g. a neuron) which releases neurotransmitters that bind with the receptors of a postsynaptic cell (e.g. a muscle cell, a gland cell or a neuron).- refers to the axonal end of the neuron where the synapse may be inhibited or stimulated to release neurotransmitters.


  2. What is retrograde amnesia?Loss of the ability to form or retrieve memories for events that occur after an injury or trauma.


  3. What are pseudomemories?the experience, usually in the context of adult psychotherapy, of seeming to remember events that never actually occurred. These pseudo memories are often quite vivid and emotionally charged, especially those representing acts of abuse or violence committed against the subject during childhood.


  4. How is damage to the hippocampus related to anterograde amnesia?Consolidation is the amount of time it takes to form a lasting memory, in retrograde amnesia the consolidation never gets the time to take place so one may not remember the accident that gave them the amnesia.


  5. Other than children from different cultures, what other groups in America may benefit from culture-fair testing?8


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