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Unformatted text preview: 1. Most adults are more likely to choose a birth control method that is said to have a 95 percent success rate than one that is said to have a 5 percent failure rate. This best illustrates the impact of: A. framing. B. confirmation bias. C. functional fixedness. D. the representativeness heuristic. Correct Points Earned: 1/1 Your Response: A 2. To solve a problem, sometimes we resort to trial and error. If we want a guaranteed solution, we may follow a(n) ____________, which is a step-by-step procedure. A. heuristic B. algorithm C. confirmation bias D. prototype Correct Points Earned: 1/1 Your Response: B 3. One major impediment to problem solving is _______________, which is the inability to see a problem from a fresh perspective. A. association learning B. fixation C. heuristic searching D. telegraphic thinking Correct Points Earned: 1/1 Your Response: B 4. At the zoo, a group of chimpanzees has found a way to groom each other with branches from a fake tree in their cage. The younger chimpanzees invented this grooming technique and are passing it on to their peers their cage....
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2010 for the course PSYCH 303 taught by Professor Rehr during the Spring '10 term at Diablo Valley College.
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