Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 38 - 43 of 105

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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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

illogical thought.

b.

logical thought.

c.

concrete thought.

d.

inductive thought.

e.

deductive 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 (5) Response

a.

convergent thinking

b.

rote problem-solving

c.

creative problem-solving

d.

mechanical problem-solving

e.

brainstorming

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:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Positive transfer

b.

Reproductive facilitation

c.

Reproductive interference

d.

Reproductive transference

e.

Negative 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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Incubation.

b.

Defining the base rate.

c.

Representativeness.

d.

Accomodation.

e.

Framing.

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:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

constructive recall

b.

method of savings

c.

serial-position effect

d.

episodic memory

e.

semantic memory

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:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

flashbulb memory

b.

encoding

c.

iconic memory

d.

long-term memory

e.

short-term memory

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