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quiz chapter 5 - The human brain is said to be _ according...

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The human brain is said to be _____________ according to evolutionary theory. modular domain specific specialized all of these Score: 0 of 1 2. Compared to the normal brain, Albert Einstein’s brain was: bigger in total size than normal. the same weight as normal.
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less developed in the limbic system, but more developed in the cerebellum. all of these. Score: 1 of 1 3. The chimpanzee, Washoe, was taught by Alan and Beatrice Gardner to communicate using: American sign language. Yerkish, a computer based language. a modified form of English. a picture based language.
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4. Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman have studied various biases people show in judgment. In one example, people were asked if the Mississippi River is shorter or longer than 500 miles and how long they thought it was. In a second case, they were asked if the Mississippi was shorter or longer than 5,000 miles and how long they thought it was. The estimated length was 1,000 miles in the first case, but 2,000 miles in the second. This is an example of what type of bias? Confirmation bias
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2011 for the course PSYCH 1 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '10 term at UT Arlington.

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