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Unformatted text preview: Sheet1 Page 1 chapter one Results: Total number of questions: 27 Percent correct: 37% Question: Which of the following claims about working memory is NOT accurate? Student answered: c) Many amnesics (including the famous patient, H.M.) appear to have relatively normal working memories Correct answer: b) Performance in working memory tasks does require some focus, but is not disrupted by relatively mindless Question: The famous behaviorist, B. F. Skinner, would most likely attribute someone's reaching for a slice of pie to: Student answered: a) an interaction between memory and desire. Correct answer: b) a learned behavior in response to specific environmental triggers. Question: In Experiment A, Ann is required to repeat the word "Ack" over and over while solving simple arithmetic problems (e Student answered: b) If Ann changes the repetition so that she instead says, "HA" over and over, she no longer confuses lette Correct answer: b) If Ann changes the repetition so that she instead says, "HA" over and over, she no longer confuses letters Question: Data from anarthric people, that is, people without the ability to speak because they can't move the muscles require Student answered: b) Examining brain dysfunctions cannot shed light on the workings of normal brains. Correct answer: c) "Inner speech" relies on brain areas responsible for planning speech. Question: Which of the following behaviors is most difficult to explain from a behaviorist perspective? Student answered: b) You are very likely to respond differently to a novel stimulus than to a familiar one. Correct answer: a) Your response to a stimulus is dependent on how you interpret that stimulus. Question: Which of the following is TRUE of the working-memory system? Student answered: b) Working memory would be a much more useful system if it weren't limited in size....
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