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Question 1

Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language
Retrieving & Recalling

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MCQ▾

The distortion of memory by adding, dropping, or changing details to fit a schema is:

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

method of savings

b.

serial-position effect

c.

semantic memory

d.

episodic memory

e.

constructive recall

Question 2

Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language
Decision Making

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MCQ▾

A person is asked to decide on a major in school; another is asked to decide on a career. We may say that the different answers they give to broad and specific questions are because of

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

differences in framing.

b.

differences in representativeness.

c.

base rate differences.

d.

similarity in framing.

e.

differences associated with irrational personalities.

Question 3

Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language

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MCQ▾

A truck gets stuck under a bridge. Several tow-trucks are unable to pull it out. At last a little boy walks up and asks the red-faced adults trying to free the truck why they haven՚t let the air out of the truck՚s tires. Their oversight was due to

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

divergent thinking.

b.

cognitive style.

c.

cognitive thinking.

d.

synesthesia.

e.

fixation.

Question 4

Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language
Storing & Retaining

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MCQ▾

________ holds relatively small amount of unrehearsed information for brief period of time, usually up to about 20 seconds.

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

flashbulb memory

b.

short-term memory

c.

encoding

d.

sensory memory

e.

long-term memory

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