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5 Matching questions

  1. insight
  2. prototype
  3. semantics
  4. language
  5. overconfidence
  1. a our spoken, written, or signed words and the ways we combine them to communicate meaning.
  2. b the tendency to be more certain than correct—to overestimate the accuracy of our beliefs and judgments.
  3. c a sudden and often novel realization of the solution to a problem; it contrasts with strategy-based solutions.
  4. d a mental image or best example of a category. Matching new items to a prototype provides a quick and easy method for sorting items into categories (as when comparing feathered creatures to a prototypical bird, such as a robin).
  5. e the set of rules by which we derive meaning from morphemes, words, and sentences in a given language; also, the study of meaning.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a tendency to approach a problem in one particular way, often a way that has been successful in the past.
  2. a tendency to search for information that supports our preconceptions and to ignore or distort contradictory evidence.
  3. an effortless, immediate, automatic feeling or thought, as contrasted with explicit, conscious reasoning.
  4. estimating the likelihood of events based on their presence in our memory; if instances come readily to mind (perhaps because of their vividness), we presume such events are common.
  5. beginning at about 4 months, the stage of speech development in which the infant spontaneously utters various sounds at first unrelated to the household language.

5 True/False questions

  1. conceptin language, the smallest distinctive sound unit.

          

  2. two-word stagethe stage in speech development, from about age 1 to 2, during which a child speaks mostly in single words.

          

  3. heuristicthe set of rules by which we derive meaning from morphemes, words, and sentences in a given language; also, the study of meaning.

          

  4. phonemein language, the smallest distinctive sound unit.

          

  5. algorithma sudden and often novel realization of the solution to a problem; it contrasts with strategy-based solutions.