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Unformatted text preview: 1. The term automatic processing is used to describe: A) Learning that occurs with conscious intent B) Amount of activation required for conscious awareness of information C) Description of how quickly people can react to a target 0 D) Performance of mental operations that requires very little effort 2. FINISHED FILES ARE THE RESULT OF YEARS OF SCIENTIFIC STUDY COMBINED WITH THE EXPERIENCE OF MANY YEARS. People tend to form familiar words into units as part of the automatic processing of reading. Given this fact in which of the words above would you be likely to miss the letter "F" if I asked you to count all the occurrences of T " in this sentence. A) Files B) Finished C)Of D) All of the above 3. What is the best explanation for why driving accident risk is the same for hands-free versus hand-held cell phone use while driving? ^ A) The attentional demands of both types of cell phone use compete with the driving task O B) The attentional demands of cell phone use are larger than those of listening to the radio...
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This note was uploaded on 10/08/2010 for the course PSYCH 256 at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.