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  1. Language
  2. Framing
  3. Cognition
  4. Prototype
  5. Babbling 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 all the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, remembering, and communicating
  3. c the way an issue is posed; how an issue is framed can significantly affect decisions and judgments
  4. d our spoken, written, or signed words and the ways we combine them to communicate meaning
  5. e a mental image or best example of a category

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. in a language, the smallest unit that carries meaning; may be a word or a part of a word (such as a prefix)
  2. in a language, the smallest distinctive sound unit
  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. the tendency to be more confident than correct--to overestimate the accuracy of one's beliefs and judgments
  5. the inability to see a problem from a new perspective; an impediment to problem solving

5 True/False questions

  1. Wernicke's areacontrols language reception-a brain area involved in language comprehension and expression;usually in the left temporal lobe

          

  2. Semanticsa 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)

          

  3. Algorithma 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)

          

  4. Intuitionknowing or sensing something without the use of reason; an insight

          

  5. Grammarthe way an issue is posed; how an issue is framed can significantly affect decisions and judgments