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5 Matching questions

  1. Syntax
  2. Algorithm
  3. Overconfidence
  4. Language
  5. Heuristic
  1. a a methodical, logical rule or procedure that guarantees solving a particular problem
  2. b our spoken, written, or signed words and the ways we combine them to communicate meaning
  3. c 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)
  4. d studies of the rules for forming admissible sentences
  5. e the tendency to be more confident than correct--to overestimate the accuracy of one's beliefs and judgments

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. estimating the likelihood of events based on their availability in memory; if instances come readily to mind, we presume such events are common
  2. a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people
  3. controls language reception-a brain area involved in language comprehension and expression;usually in the left temporal lobe
  4. all the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, remembering, and communicating
  5. the tendency for one's preexisting beliefs to distort logical reasoning, sometimes by making invalid conclusions seem valid, or valid conclusions seem invalid

5 True/False questions

  1. Intuitionall the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, remembering, and communicating

          

  2. Mental setstudies of the rules for forming admissible sentences

          

  3. Confirmation biasall the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, remembering, and communicating

          

  4. Computer Neural NetworksComputer circuits that mimic the brain's interconnected neural cells, performing tasks such as learning to recognize visual patterns and smells

          

  5. Two-word stageBeginning about age 2, the stage in speech development during which a child speaks mostly two-word statements.

          

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