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Question number: 856

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Thinking & Cognition » Forming Judgments

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Thought that involves going from general principles to specific situations is called ________ reasoning.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

deductive

b.

divergent

c.

inductive

d.

intuitive

Question number: 857

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Stability & Change

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Understanding that while the shape of an object may change, the mass of the object stays the same is an example of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

accommodation.

b.

a schema.

c.

convergence.

d.

conservation.

Question number: 858

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Continuity & Stages

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Which of the following theorists is most closely associated with a theory of cognitive development?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Piaget

b.

Kohlberg

c.

Erikson

d.

Skinner

Question number: 859

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Gestalt's Psychology's Contribution to Understanding Perception

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Closure, nearness, similarity, and continuation are categories of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

cognitive organization.

b.

cognitive style.

c.

perceptual (Gestalt) organization.

d.

perceptual interpretation.

Question number: 860

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Storing & Retaining

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What is the correct input order, as per the information-processing model?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Encode with sensory receptors, store information, retrieve upon demand

b.

Store information, retrieve upon demand, encode necessary information

c.

Encode in sensory memory, encode in short-term memory, encode in long-term memory

d.

Retrieve from long-term memory, encode in short-term memory, encode in sensory memory

Question number: 861

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Genetics

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Studies demonstrate that greater genetic similarity is associated with greater similarity of attitudes:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

False

b.

Information insufficient

c.

Can’t be determined

d.

True

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