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5 Matching questions

  1. concept
  2. analogy heuristic
  3. linguistic relativity hypothesis
  4. Classical Conditioning
  5. epinephrine
  1. a the concept that the language a person speaks largely determines the nature of that person's thoughts
  2. b a rule of thumb that applies a solution that solved a problem in the past to a current problem that shares many features with the past problem
  3. c a type of learning in which an organism comes to associate stimuli. A neutral stimulus that signals an unconditioned stimulus (US) begins to produce a response that anticipates and prepares for the unconditioned stimulus. Also called Pavlovian or respondent conditioning.
  4. d a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people
  5. e a neurotransmitter that affects metabolism of glucose and nutrient energy stored in muscles to be released during strenuous exercise

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The consequences of behavior are manipulated to increase or decrease the frequency of an existing response or shape a new one.
  2. a general intellectual ability assumed by many theorists to underlie specific mental abilities and talents
  3. 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
  4. secreted from the adrenal cortex, aids the body during stress by increasing glucose levels and suppressing immune system function
  5. mental quality consisting of the ability to learn from experience, solve problems, and use knowledge to adapt to new situations

5 True/False questions

  1. Atkinson and Shiffrirteacher and student, Theory of human memory influencial in shaping research in the field of psychology


  2. Sternbergproposed the triarchic theory that divides intelligence into three types: compnential, experiential, and contextual


  3. Binet-Simon Intelligence ScaleContained items arranged in order of increasing difficulty. Measured vocab, memory, common knowledge, and other cognitive abilities
    Scale IQ = mental age/chronological age x 100


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


  5. StimulantsHe believed learning happened regardless of reinforcement and Normal learning produces a cognitive map of the environment


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