5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Availability heuristic
- achievement test
- a Basing the estimated probability of an event on the ease with which relevant instances come to mind.
- b drugs (such as caffeine, nicotine, and the more powerful amphetamines, cocaine, and Ecstasy) that excite neural activity and speed up body functions
- c this is when a memory is held by meaning rather than visually or acuostically, this is normally the case with the long term memory
- d used to tap into knowledge and skills aquired through experiences such as formal education
- e A Gestalt psychologist who helped developed insight learning based on experiments with a chimp trying to get bananas, and also came up with the theory of isomorphism
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- can hold onto 7 items for less than 30 seconds without rehearsal, also referred to as working memory is acts as a workspace for carrying out memory
- in operant condtionong, a reinforcment schedule that reinforces a response at an unpredictable time intervals.
- The process by which information is stored in different parts of the brain and put together quickly to "recall" an event or memory
- a simple thinking strategy that often allows us to make judgments and solve problems efficiently; usually speedier but also more error-prone than algorithms.
- Briefly holds information for the senses
5 True/False Questions
decay theory → when a memory isn't used it fades with time and disappears
means-end analysis → a heuristic device in which a solution to a problem is found by evaluating the difference between the current situation and the goal
Binet-Simon Intelligence Scale → a schedule where reinforcement happens after a certain length of time
Restorative theory → Sleep evolved to keep humans out of harms way during the night, possibly from becoming prey
negative punishment → Following an undesired response by adding an unpleasant stimulus to decrease the likelihood of the behavior reoccurring