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5 Matching questions

  1. syntax
  2. overregularization
  3. heuristics
  4. availability bias
  5. innateness theory of language
  1. a Children learn language mainly by following an inborn program for acquiring vocabulary and grammar.
  2. b Faulty heuristic strategy that estimates probabilities based on information that can be recalled from personal experience.
  3. c The order of words in a language.
  4. d Applying a grammatical rule too widely and thereby creating incorrect forms.
  5. e Cognitive strategies used as shortcuts to solve complex mental tasks; they do not guarantee a correct solution.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Smallest unit of speech with sound.
  2. Problem-solving procedures or formulas that guarantee a correct outcome if correctly applied.
  3. Concepts that represent objects and events.
  4. Structure in the brain innately programmed with some of the fundamental rules of grammar.
  5. Brain waves shown on an EEG in response to stimulation.

5 True/False questions

  1. framing effectTendency to respond to a new problem in the manner used for a previous problem.

          

  2. underextensionUse a word too widely.

          

  3. linguistic relativity hypothesisLanguage determines thought.

          

  4. anchoring biasProblem-solving procedures or formulas that guarantee a correct outcome if correctly applied.

          

  5. mental setTendency to respond to a new problem in the manner used for a previous problem.

          

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