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5 Matching questions

  1. working backwards
  2. overregularization
  3. event related potentials
  4. linguistic relativity hypothesis
  5. algorithms
  1. a Applying a grammatical rule too widely and thereby creating incorrect forms.
  2. b Brain waves shown on an EEG in response to stimulation.
  3. c Problem-solving procedures or formulas that guarantee a correct outcome if correctly applied.
  4. d Eliminates false starts and can only be used when the end goal is clearly specified.
  5. e Language determines thought.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Children learn language mainly by following an inborn program for acquiring vocabulary and grammar.
  2. The way an issue is posed; how an issue is framed can significantly affect decisions and judgments.
  3. Smallest unit of speech with sound.
  4. Faulty heuristic strategy that estimates probabilities based on information that can be recalled from personal experience.
  5. Concepts that represent objects and events.

5 True/False questions

  1. confirmation biasIgnoring or finding fault with information that does not fit our opinions, and seeking information with which we agree.


  2. anchoring biasProblem-solving procedures or formulas that guarantee a correct outcome if correctly applied.


  3. heuristicsCognitive strategies used as shortcuts to solve complex mental tasks; they do not guarantee a correct solution.


  4. underextensionUse a word too widely.


  5. conceptsMental representations of categories of items or ideas, based on experience.