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Psych 201 midterm 1. Which memory system is most closely related to intelligence test scores? a. Working 2. Your best strategy would be to use a heuristic if ______ is most important; your best strategy would be to use an algorithm if _______ is most important. a. Time; being right 3. An important difference between Gardner’s multiple intelligences and the use of g in multiple areas is that Gardner’s intelligences are defined ________ and the skills associated with general intelligence are defined ________. a. Descriptively; statistically 4. Sharda and Onyedikachi are participating in a psychology study. Sharda’s task is to press a button as rapidly as possible whenever she sees a circle on the computer screen. Onyedikachi’s task is to press a red button if he sees a circle and a green button if he sees a square, also as rapidly as possible. Sharda’s study is measuring ________ reaction time, and Onyedikachi’s study is measuring ________ reaction time. a. Simple; choice 5. Jameisia has always loved numbers. When she starts first grade, she grasps basic math immediately. Her teacher is so impressed that she gives Jameisia increasingly complicated work in math. Jameisia goes on to become a superb math student all the way through school. What is the most reasonable conclusion about the source of Jameisia’s success in math? a. The environment acted as a social multiplier for her innate ability 6. Hyun is working on a chemistry project with Raul. Raul insists on doing things his way and argues with all of Hyun’s suggestions. Hyun finds himself getting angry. Before he says something nasty, Hyun reminds himself that the goal is to complete a good project and fighting with Raul will not accomplish that. Hyun is clearly high on which of the four attributes of emotional intelligence? a. Managing his own emotions 7. Dr. LeCap is taking brain scans of people while they do simple cognitive tasks. He notices that the event-related potential (ERP) waves of 20 participants occurred significantly faster than the waves of the other 50 participants. Dr. LeCap could conclude from this finding that the 20 people with faster ERP waves are likely to be, on average, ________ than the 50 people with the slower waves. a. More intelligent
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8. You are following the plot of a complicated Shakespeare play quite clearly while you are watching it. However, the next week you find that you cannot remember where the story was set, or the names of the main characters. Your loss of memory is most likely due to: a. Transience 9. Roel watches a spoof of the news on The Daily Show . The next week, Roel is likely to __________ due to _________. a. describe the events in the spoof as having really happened; the sleeper effect 10. Which of the following psychologists is most closely associated with the school of functionalism?
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