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  1. What is recognizing info?
  2. Presynaptic
  3. What is the hippocampus?
  4. What is functional fixedness?
  5. What is Working Memory?
  1. a An ability to correctly identify previously learned information
  2. b relating to the transmitting end of a discharge across a synapse. (2) Pertaining to or being situated at the proximal side of a synapse. -refer to the transmitting or proximal side of a synapse, such as a presynaptic cell (e.g. a neuron) which releases neurotransmitters that bind with the receptors of a postsynaptic cell (e.g. a muscle cell, a gland cell or a neuron).- refers to the axonal end of the neuron where the synapse may be inhibited or stimulated to release neurotransmitters.
  3. c A brain structure associated with emotion and the transfer of information from short term memory to long term memory
  4. d Another name for short term memory, especially as it is used for thinking and problem solving
  5. e rigidity in problem solving caused by an inability to see new uses for familiar objects. Ex Tacks/candle problem

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Any chemical released by a neuron that alters activity in other neurons
  2. A test (such as IQ test) designed to minimize the importance of skills and knowledge that may be more common in some cultures then in others.
  3. no
  4. A statistical relationship in which move in opposite directions together
  5. Motivation, special talents, off campus learning, creativity, a nurturing envirorment

5 True/False questions

  1. Please be able to recognize or provide an example of retrograde amnesia.Not being able to recognize the correct penny,


  2. What is a deprived environment?In development, the loss or withholding or normal stimulation, nutrition, comfort, love, and so forth: a condition of lacking.


  3. What is mental age?An overall capacity to think rationally, act purposefully, and deal effectively with the environment.


  4. What is selective attention?Giving priority, usually voluntarily, to a particular incoming sensory message


  5. What is Piaget's Preoperational stage of cognitive development?Period of intellectual development during which children became able to use the concepts of time, space, volume, and number, but in ways that remain simplified and concrete rather than abstract.