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In order for your brain to organize massive amounts of information, it develops:
Maria sees a homeless person in front of a building and her first thought is that he is going to ask her for some money. What type of schema is she exhibiting?
The idea that language influences the way we think is called:
Chelsea has been able to soothe her baby by picking her up and rocking her. This time her baby won't stop. Chelsea continues to try to soothe her baby by rocking her even though she is not being successful. This type of reaction is called:
John does not believe that cops have good intentions. Therefore, he only pays attention to news that portray police officers in a negative light, this causes his beliefs to become stronger. This is called:
True or False: Individuals with high emotional intelligence are believed to have well-developed social skills.
The observation that each generation has a significantly higher IQ than the last is called:
What learning disability causes an individual to exhibit an inability to correctly process letters?
Learning to ride a bike is a __________ memory.
This part of the brain facilitates encoding memories at a deeper level when the event is emotionally arousing.
True or False: A memory that comes in flashes and it is not particularly clear is called a flashbulb memory.
Joseph wakes up from a coma and realizes that he has no memory of his past. He can, however, make new memories. This is called:
Organizing information into manageable bits of information, such as a phone number, is called:
The order of operations for math is Parentheses, Exponents, Multiply, Divide, Add, and Subtract which can be remembered by using "Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally". This type of method for remembering this information is called:
According to the chapter on enhancing memory, which strategy is used to study more effectively?
a. Using elaborative rehearsal
b. Doing exercise
c. Getting sufficient sleep
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