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The tendency to immediately recall the first and last items in a list better than the middle items is known as..
The serial position effect
Not remembering what a meaning of a term is, but where it appeared in a textbook
When troy is in a bad mood he interprets his parents comments as criticisms, when he is in a good mood, he interprets the same types of parent comments as helpful suggestions. this has to do with a problem with...
What refers to the disruptive effect of prior learning on the recall of new information?
What is the disruptive effect of new learning on the recall of previously learned information?
What is used when forming many associations between new course material and what you already know as an effective way to build a network?
the scientific study of mental processes, including perception, thought, memory, and reasoning
The use of Heuristics rather than algorithms is ..
Most likely to save time in arriving at solutions to problems
a tendency to search for information that supports our preconceptions and to ignore or distort contradictory evidence.
tendency to maintain belief after contradictory evidence (replay) Ex. Witness your boyfriend cheating on you but still believe he will be faithful
Australian dolphins learned to use marine sponges to catch fish examplifies..
Transmit Cultural Innovations
a statistical procedure that can be used to identify clusters of closely related test items
Sternberg's concept of practical intelligence. (EX)
Shelly, a newpaper reporter who has established a large network of information sources
Binet and Terman would have been most likely to disagree about the
Extent to which intelligence is determined by heredity
most enthusiastic about the value of a single test score as an index of an individuals mental capacity
Intelligence tests are biased in the sense that
Test performance is influenced by cultural experiences
L.L. Thurstone claimed that word fluency
Involves a different deminsion of intelligence from that of reasoning
The characteristics of savant syndrome suggests that intelligence is
a diverse set of distinct abilities
Sternberg's three intelligences reveal ____ ethnic group differences in intelligence and a ____ accurate prediction of American students first year
Perceptual skills that can indicate someone is happy by facial expressions is..
The concept of emotional intelligence is most likely to be criticized by
Extending the definition of intelligence to an overly broad range of skills
Binet an Simon designed a test
to identify children likely to have difficulty learning in regular school classes
Aptitude tests are to ____ as achievement tests are to ______
Future Performance, Current Competence
A standerdized test means that
a person's test performance can be compated to that of a pretested group
Psychologists would calculate the relationship between intelligence test scores and grades in order to assess the
The correlation between academic success and intelligence scoers will be lowest if computed from a group of individuals with scores between
85 and 115
The high positive correlations between scores received on comparable sections of SAT and GRE provide evidence for the ______ of the test scores
The similarity of intelligence of indentical twins raised apart is
Greater than that between ordinary siblings reared together
Which provides evidence that intelligence test scores are influenced by heredity?
Identical twins reared seperately are more similar in there test scores than fraternal twins reared together
The heritability of intelligence refers to
The percentage of variation in telligence within a group that is attributable to genetic factors
Babies in an Iranian orphanage suffered delayed intellectual development due to
a deprived environment
Research indicates that head start programs reduce
the likelihood that participants will repeat grades or require special education
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