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5 Matching questions

  1. s factor
  2. Spearman
  3. visual information
  4. Declarative
  5. Variable Ratio
  1. a Spearman's idea of the ability to excel in certain areas, or specific intelligences (like music, art, business)
  2. b Explicit, storing of facts, information, personal life events which can be brought to mind verbally or in the for of images
  3. c a schedule where reinforcement happens after a changing number of responses. Example gambling or sales
  4. d believed we have one general intelligence (g) and granted that people often have special abilities that stand out; developed factor analysis- a procedure that identifies clusters of related items
  5. e is kept for only a fraction of a second

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The smallest units of meaning in a language.
  2. proposed the triarchic theory that divides intelligence into three types: compnential, experiential, and contextual
  3. describes a type of memory that includes specific events that one has personally experienced
  4. Briefly holds information for the senses
  5. a decision-making approach in which alternatives are evaluated against criteria that have been ranked according to importance

5 True/False questions

  1. operant conditioningThe consequences of behavior are manipulated to increase or decrease the frequency of an existing response or shape a new one.


  2. means-end analysisdrugs (such as alcohol, barbiturates, and opiates) that reduce neural activity and slow body functions


  3. recallsecreted from the adrenal cortex, aids the body during stress by increasing glucose levels and suppressing immune system function


  4. cortisolThe process of acquiring, storing, retrieving, and using information


  5. g factora general intellectual ability assumed by many theorists to underlie specific mental abilities and talents