Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language (AP Psychology): Questions 38 - 43 of 100

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Question number: 38

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

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Going from general principles to specific situations is called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

concrete thought.

b.

deductive thought.

c.

logical thought.

d.

illogical thought.

Question number: 39

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Problem Solving & Creativity

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Fluency, flexibility, and originality would be most characteristic of which type of thought?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

rote problem-solving

b.

mechanical problem-solving

c.

brainstorming

d.

convergent thinking

Question number: 40

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

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When new acquisitions improve retention of the old, we speak of:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Reproductive interference

b.

Negative transfer

c.

Reproductive facilitation

d.

Positive transfer

Question number: 41

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Problem Solving & Creativity

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The way a question is stated before problem solving begins is known as

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Incubation.

b.

Defining the base rate.

c.

Framing.

d.

Accomodation.

Question number: 42

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Improving Memory

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The assessment of memory by comparing the time or number of trials needed to memorize a given amount of information and the time or number of trials needed to memorize it again at a later time refers to:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

semantic memory

b.

constructive recall

c.

method of savings

d.

serial-position effect

Question number: 43

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

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A vivid, long-lasting memory of a surprising, important, emotionally arousing event is known as:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

short-term memory

b.

flashbulb memory

c.

iconic memory

d.

long-term memory

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