Chapter 9 Learning Objectives

Chapter 9 Learning Objectives - What is a mental set? What...

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Chapter 9: Thinking and Intelligence 1. What are the distinctions between a concept, prototype, proposition, schema, and mental image? What evidence is there that many types of thinking and decision making occur outside of conscious awareness? How do the concepts of mindlessness, subconscious processes, and nonconscious processes contribute to our understanding of this phenomenon? What is the difference between deductive reasoning and inductive reasoning? What is the difference between an algorithm and a heuristic? What are six main barriers to reasoning rationally? What are the availability heuristic, the hindsight bias, and the confirmation bias?
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Unformatted text preview: What is a mental set? What are three conditions that contribute to cognitive dissonance reduction? Why were IQ tests originally invented? How was IQ originally measured? How is IQ measured currently? What evidence is there that cultural background affects performance on intelligence tests? What are the three components of the triarchic theory of intelligence? What evidence is there that intelligence is influenced by both genetics and the environment? Do animals show the defining characteristics of acting intelligently? What evidence is there either in support of or against this proposition?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course PSY 1012 taught by Professor Rogers during the Spring '10 term at Daytona State College.

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