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5 Matching questions

  1. retroactive interference
  2. availability heuristic
  3. source amnesia
  4. working memory storage capacity
  5. Type B personality
  1. a the disruptive effect of new learning on the recall of old information
  2. b easy going and relaxed person
  3. c 7 items
  4. d attributing to the wrong source an event we have experienced, heard about, read about or imagined. At the heart of many false memories
  5. e estimating the likelihood of events based on their availability in memory

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. briefly holds information that will move to working memory
  2. clinging to ones initial conceptions after the basis on which they were formed has been discredited
  3. a factor that according to Spearman and others , underlies specific mental abilities and is therefore measured by every task on an intelligence test
  4. memory of facts and experiences that one can consciously know and declare
  5. self perceived happiness or satisfaction with life

5 True/False questions

  1. Wechsler Ault Intelligence Scale (WAIS)the most widely used intelligence test, contains verbal and performance subtest


  2. ____________ theory attempts to explain behavior that do NOT reduce physiological needsArousal


  3. Children reach the one word stage of speech development at aboutpeople's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood


  4. mental agea measure of intelligence test performance devised by Binet, the chronological age that most typically corresponds to a given level of performance.


  5. You notice that your new next door neighbor is very neatly dressed , wears glasses and is reading a Greek play. Given the choice between her being a librarian and a store clerk, you incorrectly guess that she is a librarian. You were probably lead astray byLoulis the chimpanzee's ability to learn signs by observing Washoe.