Question 1 0.5 out of 0.5 points Behaviorists attempted to explain thinking in the narrow terms of Answer Selected Answer: b. stimulus and response. Question 2 0.5 out of 0.5 points Concepts are ideas that represent ________. Answer Selected Answer: a. a class or category of objects, events, or activities that shares common features Question 3 0.5 out of 0.5 points Fred is on a popular TV game show where you can win $1,000,000. He is currently at $16,000 and is not totally certain if he knows the answer to the $32,000 question. His decision could be influenced if the host says "You can take the $16,000 and go home, and that's a lot of money," or "$32,000 is way more money than $16,000." There is a tendency for the contestants to do whatever the host suggests, and Fred will probably be no different. This is the effect of ________ Answer Selected Answer: d. framing. Answer Feedback: Correct. The manner in which a decision is presented whether that presentation emphasizes positive or negative aspects of the situation is called framing. Question 4 0.5 out of 0.5 points If I am given 10 math problems, and I can and do solve the first nine in the same way, I may struggle with the tenth problem if it requires a different method to solve it. This best illustrates the concept of Answer Selected Answer: c. mental sets. Answer Feedback: Correct. A mental set refers to attempting to solve the problem
using past successful solution approaches to similar problems. Question 5 0.5 out of 0.5 points My exposure to the typical use of objects in my culture may render me less able to find novel solutions to problems. This is referred to as Answer Selected Answer: a. functional fixedness. Answer Feedback: Correct. Functional fixedness refers to the inability to look at an object and see it in flexible ways and for uses other than its most common function.
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