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Cognition // AP Psychology

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  1. Phonemes are:
  2. Unlike B. F. Skinner, Noam Chomsky believes that children
  3. Metacognition refers to
  4. Wolfgang Kohler considered a chimpanzee's sudden solving of a problem evidence of
  5. A prototype is best defined as
  6. A word or part of a word that is in itself meaningful, but that cannot be broken into smaller meaningful units, is called a
  7. Which of the following is usually associated with creativity?
  8. 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
  9. The two most basic units of speech are
  10. Psychologist Wolfgang Kohler believed that the solution of a multiple-stick problem in chimpanzees revealed
  11. The fact that "Dog bites man" has a very different meaning from "Man bites dog" demonstrates the importance of
  12. Sally said, 'I goed to the store,' she is demonstrating an example of
  13. Jenny is locked out of her car, it is cold and she is upset. Jenny forgets that she has a purse filled with objects that might be of use in getting her into the car (bobby pins, eyeglass screwdriver, etc.). Jenny is demonstrating
  14. Which one of the following would be an example of the confirmation bias at work?
  15. Noam Chomsky believed that language was
  16. What is the prototypical example of a vehicle?
  17. What is true about confirmation bias?
  18. The most representative example of a category is called a(n)
  19. Place the following stages regarding language development in the correct order.
  20. A person who uses a drop of super glue to seal a paper cut on their finger has overcome the obstacle to effective problem solving related to
  21. A(n) ________ is a step by step solution to a problem that is likely to be successful,
  22. In Biology you are learning that a class of animals falls under the broader scope of a kingdom of animals and a family falls under class. You are learning a
  23. Noam Chomsky has presented evidence supporting his theory that
  24. A languages set of rules about combining and ordering words.
  25. Consider the following concept hierarchy: food, desserts, chocolates, ________. The last term should be
  26. Students who enjoyed solving a puzzle were rewarded for doing so. Later, they played less with the puzzle than did their counterparts who were not rewarded for the same task. This illustrates which of the following principles?
  27. Brad hears a report on the evening news that diets low in carbohydrates are beneficial to one's health. Considering this advice, he begins such a diet. Later he hears another report condemning low-carbohydrates diets as harmful to one's health. Based upon research on belief perseverance, how would Brad respond to this new information?
  28. A child saying: "My mommy goed to the beauty salon" instead of the correct grammar of "My mommy went to the beauty salon" is an example of what Chomskian concept:
  29. Brainstorming about a variety of ways to solve a problem involves:
  30. Skinner's ideas that the skills needed for language acquisition were mostly the result of learned experiences from the environment largely illustrates the influence of:
  31. A mental set is most likely to inhibit:
  32. After spending two hours trying to solve an engineering problem, Amira finally gave up. As she was trying to fall asleep that night, a solution to the problem popped into her head. Amira\'s experience best illustrates:
  33. Mistakenly concluding that the forgetful acts of an elderly person must be indicative of Alzheimer\'s disease best illustrates the impact of:
  34. A schema can be described as
  35. According to Chomsky, the meaning of language can be found in the _______________ structure of a sentence.