5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Atkinson and Shiffrir
- Stanford-Binet Intelligence scale
- Circadian Theory
- a teacher and student, Theory of human memory influencial in shaping research in the field of psychology
- b Sleep evolved to keep humans out of harms way during the night, possibly from becoming prey
- c modern descendent of the first successful intelligence test that measures general intelligence and four factors verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, spatial reasoning, and short-term memory.
- d maintaining information in memory
- e "morphine within"--natural, opiatelike neurotransmitters linked to pain control and to pleasure.
5 Multiple choice questions
- drugs (such as alcohol, barbiturates, and opiates) that reduce neural activity and slow body functions
- is kept for only a fraction of a second
- when a memory isn't used it fades with time and disappears
- The reinforcer is given after a fixed number of correct nonreinforced responses
- the ability to retain sensory information for longer, this is more common in children
5 True/False questions
Bandura → Supports Thurstone's idea that intelligence comes in multiple forms. He notes that brain damage may diminish one type of ability but not others. Proposed eight types of intelligences and speculates about a ninth one — existential intelligence — the ability to ponder about question of life, death and existence.
vaiable interval → a schedule where reinforcement happens after a certain length of time
Sternberg → proposed the triarchic theory that divides intelligence into three types: compnential, experiential, and contextual
language → A system of communication through the use of speech, a collection of sounds understood by a group of people to have the same meaning.
intelligence → mental quality consisting of the ability to learn from experience, solve problems, and use knowledge to adapt to new situations