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5 Matching questions

  1. Classical Conditioning
  2. top-down processing
  3. Validity
  4. Convergence
  5. Heuristics
  1. a a type of learning in which one learns to link two or more stimuli and anticipate events
  2. b information processing guided by higher level mental processes, as when we construct perceptions drawing on our experience and expectations
  3. c A simple thinking strategy that often allows us to make judgment and solve problems efficiently; usually speedier, but more error-prone than algorithms
  4. d the extent to which a test measures or predicts what it is supposed to
  5. e two eyes move inward for near objects

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the dimension of color that is determined by the wavelength of light; what we know as the color names blue, green, and so forth.
  2. the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system receive and represent stimulus energies
  3. in opereant conditioning, any event that strengthens the behavior that it follows
  4. Shared beliefs values and behaviors of deaf or hard of hearing people who use sign language as a primary means of communication
  5. the study of relationships between the physical characteristics of stimuli , such as their intensity, and our psychological experience with them

5 True/False questions

  1. Relative Sizethe light-sensitive inner surface of the eye, containing the receptor rods and cones plus layers of neurons that begin the processing of visual information


  2. Achievement Testsa test designed to assess what a person has learned


  3. Wavelengththe distance from the peak of one light or sound wave to the peak of the next. Electromagnetic wavelengths vary from the short blips of cosmic rays to the long pulses of radio transmission


  4. Condtioned Stimulus (CS)in classical conditioning, the unlearned, naturally occuring response to the unconditioned stimulus, such as salvation when food is in the mouth


  5. Intelligence Testa method for assessing an individual's mental aptitudes and comparing them with those of others, using numerical scores