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5 Matching questions

  1. two-word stage
  2. framing
  3. morpheme
  4. overconfidence
  5. down syndrome
  1. a the way an issue is posed; how an issue is framed can significantly affect decisions and judgments
  2. b a condition of retardation and associated physical disorders caused by an extra chromosome in one's genetic makeup
  3. c in a language, the smallest unit that carries meaning; may be a word or a part of a word (such as a prefix)
  4. d beginning about age 2, the stage in speech development during which a child speaks mostly two-word statements
  5. e the tendency to be more confident than correct--to overestimate the accuracy of one's beliefs and judgments

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a condition of limited mental ability, indicated by an intelligence score of 70 or below and difficulty in adapting to the demands of life; varies from mild to profound
  2. judging the likelihood of things in terms of how well they seem to represent, or match, particular prototypes; may lead one to ignore other relevent information
  3. widely used US revision made by terman of binet original intelligence test
  4. the most widely used intelligence test; contains verbal and performance (nonverbal) subtests.
  5. heuristic in which the probabiltiy of an event is determined by how redily it comes to mind

5 True/False questions

  1. predictive validityThe success with which a test predicts the behavior it is designed to predict; it is assessed by computing the correlation between test scores and the criterion behavior.


  2. standardizationdefining meaningful scores by comparison with the performance of a pretested standardization group


  3. stereotype threata self-confirming concern that one will be evaluated based on a negative stereotype


  4. fixationthe inability to see a problem from a new perspective; an impediment to problem solving


  5. telegraphic speechearly speech stage in which a child speaks like a telegram--'go car'--using mostly nouns and verbs and omitting 'auxiliary' words


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