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5 Matching questions

  1. ____________ theory attempts to explain behavior that do NOT reduce physiological needs
  2. effortful processing
  3. sensory memory function
  4. Selye's general adaptation syndrome consist of an alarm reaction followed by
  5. rehearsal
  1. a resistance then exhaustion
  2. b encoding that requires attention and conscious effort
  3. c briefly holds information that will move to working memory
  4. d Arousal
  5. e the conscious repetition of information, either to maintain it in conciseness or to encode it for storage

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. one must identify present stimuli as having been previously presented
  2. the tendency to be more confident than correct, to overestimate the accuracy of our beliefs and judgments
  3. self perceived happiness or satisfaction with life
  4. beginning at about 4 months, the stage or speech development in which the infant spontaneously utters various sounds at first unrelated to household language
  5. the way an issue is posed, how an issue is framed can significantly affect decisions and judgments

5 True/False questions

  1. predictive validitythe extent to which a test yields consistent results as assessed by the consistency of scores on two halves of the test or on retesting


  2. fixationthe inability to see a problem from a new perspective by employing a different mental set


  3. incentivea positive or negative environmental stimulus that motivates behavior


  4. working memorya newer understanding of short tem memory that focuses on conscious, active processing of incoming auditory and visual spatial information, and of information retrieved from long term memory


  5. homeostasisa simple thinking strategy that often allows us to make judgments and solve problems efficiently, usually speedier but also more error prone