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Question number: 288

» Langauge » Theories, Applications and Issues

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According to Vygotsky, what happens to the meaning that a child initially gives to a word?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

It consistently mirrors that of the parents.

b.

It facilities the memorization of language.

c.

It undergoes change as the child gains experience.

d.

It creates a bias about how that child will later perceive reality.

Question number: 289

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Neuromodulators and Drugs

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The females of many species release these chemicals to signal their sexual availability to males of their species. The chemicals are

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

steroids

b.

pheromones

c.

dopamine

d.

perfumes

Question number: 290

» Thinking » Planning, Metacognition

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The Tower of Hanoi is a puzzle useful in evaluating

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

cultural adaptability.

b.

managerial functions

c.

executive functions.

d.

field of search functions.

Question number: 291

» Social Psychology » Social Perception, Cognition, Attribution, Beliefs

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Each of the following figures performed famous experiment in the area of conformity EXCEPT

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Leon Festinger

b.

Solomon Asch

c.

Muzafer Sherif

d.

Philip Zimbardo

Question number: 292

» Memory » Memory Systems and Processes

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According to Ebbinghaus’ forgetting curve, which pattern of forgetting in likely to take place after learning new material?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Forgetting happens gradually and consistently

b.

Forgetting happens quickly and is then offset by spontaneous recovery

c.

Forgetting happens rapidly at first and then gradually

d.

Forgetting happens gradually for 24 hours and then more rapidly

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