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MyersExp7 Modules_Ch23_Web Quiz 2 1. We more quickly recognize that a blue jay is a bird than that a penguin is a bird because a blue jay more closely resembles our________ of a bird. a. heuristic b. prototype c. algorithm d. syntax 2. To find Tabasco sauce in a large grocery store, you could systematically search every shelf in every store aisle. This best illustrates problem solving by means of: a. the availability heuristic. b. functional fixedness. c. an algorithm. d. the representativeness heuristic. 3. Pablo vainly searches for a screwdriver while failing to recognize that a readily available coin in his pocket would turn the screw. His oversight best illustrates: a. functional fixedness. b. the availability heuristic. c. belief perseverance. d. the framing effect. 4. The easier it is for people to remember an instance in which they were betrayed by a friend, the more they expect such an event to recur. This best
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Unformatted text preview: illustrates the impact of: a. framing. b. the representativeness heuristic. c. functional fixedness. d. the availability heuristic. 5. College students are more likely to choose a condom that is said to be effective when informed that it has a 95 percent success rate than when told it has a 5 percent failure rate. This best illustrates the impact of: a. framing. b. confirmation bias. c. functional fixedness. d. the representativeness heuristic. 6. Professor Chadwick evaluated a graduate student's research proposal negatively simply because he had heard a rumor about the student's incompetence. When later informed that the rumor had been patently false, the professor's assessment of the student's research proposal remained almost as negative as it was originally. This best illustrates: a. the representativeness heuristic. b. the availability heuristic. c. belief perseverance. d. framing....
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