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5 Matching questions

  1. schemas
  2. heuristic
  3. cognition
  4. vaiable interval
  5. achievement test
  1. a The process of acquiring, storing, retrieving, and using information
  2. b in operant condtionong, a reinforcment schedule that reinforces a response at an unpredictable time intervals.
  3. c used to tap into knowledge and skills aquired through experiences such as formal education
  4. d a simple thinking strategy that often allows us to make judgments and solve problems efficiently; usually speedier but also more error-prone than algorithms.
  5. e frameworks of knowledge we have about people, objects, and events, Sir Frederick Bartlett

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a schedule where reinforcement happens after a certain length of time
  2. A Gestalt psychologist who helped developed insight learning based on experiments with a chimp trying to get bananas, and also came up with the theory of isomorphism
  3. Internally generated patterns of body functions, including hormonal signals, sleep, blood pressure, and temperature regulation, which have approximately a 24-hour cycle and occur even in the absence of normal cues about whether it is day or night
  4. He believed learning happened regardless of reinforcement and Normal learning produces a cognitive map of the environment
  5. interpretations that compare subjects with a standard of performance

5 True/False questions

  1. depressantsdrugs (such as alcohol, barbiturates, and opiates) that reduce neural activity and slow body functions


  2. g factorSpearman's idea of the ability to excel in certain areas, or specific intelligences (like music, art, business)


  3. Variable RatioThe storing of motor skills, habits, and simple classically conditioned responses.


  4. negative punishmentpunishment that occurs with the removal of a stimulus and decreasing the probability of a behavior's recurring


  5. eidetic imagerythe ability to retain sensory information for longer, this is more common in children