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Question number: 290

» Langauge » 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 (5) Response

a.

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

b.

It remains stable throughout life.

c.

It facilities the memorization of language.

d.

It consistently mirrors that of the parents.

e.

It undergoes change as the child gains experience.

Question number: 291

» 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 (5) Response

a.

pheromones

b.

dopamine

c.

steroids

d.

perfumes

e.

odorants

Question number: 292

» Thinking » Planning, Metacognition

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The Tower of Hanoi is a puzzle useful in evaluating

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

cultural adaptability.

b.

confrontation naming ability.

c.

field of search functions.

d.

managerial functions

e.

executive functions.

Question number: 293

» 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 (5) Response

a.

Muzafer Sherif

b.

Leon Festinger

c.

Philip Zimbardo

d.

Stanley Milgram

e.

Solomon Asch

Question number: 294

» 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?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Forgetting happens gradually and consistently

b.

Forgetting happens rapidly at first and then gradually

c.

Forgetting happens quickly and is then offset by spontaneous recovery

d.

Forgetting happens gradually for 24 hours and then more rapidly

e.

Forgetting happens in an all-or-none fashion

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