5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- language acquisition device (LAD)
- linguistic relativity hypothesis
- hindsight bias
- framing effect
- a The way an issue is posed; how an issue is framed can significantly affect decisions and judgments.
- b Structure in the brain innately programmed with some of the fundamental rules of grammar.
- c Tendency, after learning about an event, to believe that one could have predicted the event in advance.
- d The rules of a language.
- e Language determines thought.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Mental representations of categories of items or ideas, based on experience.
- Ignoring or finding fault with information that does not fit our opinions, and seeking information with which we agree.
- Brain waves shown on an EEG in response to stimulation.
- The order of words in a language.
- Children learn language mainly by following an inborn program for acquiring vocabulary and grammar.
5 True/False Questions
mental set → Tendency to respond to a new problem in the manner used for a previous problem.
overextension → Use a word too widely.
overregularization → Applying a grammatical rule too widely and thereby creating incorrect forms.
heuristics → Cognitive strategies used as shortcuts to solve complex mental tasks; they do not guarantee a correct solution.
underextension → Use a word too widely.