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  1. Babbling stage
  2. Concept
  3. Functional fixedness
  4. Heuristic
  5. Two-word stage
  1. a beginning at about 4 months, the stage of speech development in which the infant spontaneously utters various sounds at first unrelated to the household language
  2. b Beginning about age 2, the stage in speech development during which a child speaks mostly two-word statements.
  3. c the tendency to think of things only in terms of their usual functions; an impediment to problem solving
  4. d a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people
  5. e a simple thinking strategy that often allows us to make judgments and solve problems efficiently; usually speedier but also more error-prone than algorithms. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 398)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the stage in speech development, from about 1 to 2, during which a childspeaks mostly in single words.
  2. a tendency to search for information that confirms one's preconceptions
  3. the tendency for one's preexisting beliefs to distort logical reasoning, sometimes by making invalid conclusions seem valid, or valid conclusions seem invalid
  4. controls language expression-an aread of the frontal, usually in the left hemisphere, that directs the muscle movements involved in speech
  5. a mental image or best example of a category

5 True/False questions

  1. Availability heuristica simple thinking strategy that often allows us to make judgments and solve problems efficiently; usually speedier but also more error-prone than algorithms. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 398)

          

  2. SemanticsThe study of meaning in language.

          

  3. Computer Neural NetworksA tendency to approach a problem in a particular way, especially a way that has been successful in the past but may or may not be helpful in solving a new problem

          

  4. Belief perseveranceclinging to one's initial conceptions after the basis on which they were formed has been discredited.

          

  5. Fixationthe inability to see a problem from a new perspective; an impediment to problem solving