Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language-Thinking & Cognition (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 1 - 5 of 21

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Question number: 1

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Thinking & Cognition » Decision Making

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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 (4) Response

a.

differences in representativeness.

b.

similarity in framing.

c.

differences in framing.

d.

differences associated with irrational personalities.

Question number: 2

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

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Words or ideas representing a class of objects are called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

concepts.

b.

attributes.

c.

thoughts.

d.

abstractions.

Question number: 3

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

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Classifying things as absolutely right or wrong typifies

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

good-bad or all or nothing thinking.

b.

abstract thinking.

c.

multidimensional thinking.

d.

complex thinking.

Question number: 4

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Thinking & Cognition » Decision Making

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Continuity & Stages

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Jean Piaget’s theory of cognitive development states:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Object permanence is developed during stage of concrete operational thought

b.

Child development is largely culturally determined

c.

When children proceed from the stage of pre operational thought to the stage of formal operations, they achieve sense of conservation and reversibility

d.

Children are egocentric during the stage of pre operational thought

Question number: 5

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Thinking & Cognition » Decision Making

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A person would have the LEAST difficulty in classifying ________ as a tree or shrub.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

an oak

b.

a fern

c.

a quail

d.

a palm

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