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bureaucracies
Large administrative agencies reflecting a hierarchical authority, job specialization, and rules and regulations that drive them
whipped and scourged themselves as penance for their and society's sins.
flagellants
pseudoforgetting is information loss due to ineffective:a) encodingb) storagec) retrievald) all of the above
a) encoding
most highly populated region in N. Europe
Flanders
doctrine
a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
exclusionary
This rule holds that any illegally obtained evidence cannot be used in federal court.
John Wyclif argued
scriptures should be standard of Christian belief and practice
mandate
the commission that is given to a government and its policies through an electoral victory
a primary reinforcer has ___ reinforcing properties; a secondary reinforcer has ___ reinforcing propertiesa) biological; acquiredb) conditioned; unconditionedc) weak; potentd) immediate; delayed
a) biological; acquired
which school of painting applied the theory of feature analysis to canvas by building figures out of simple features?a) pointillismb) impressionismc) surrealismd) cubism
d) cubism
the tendency to mold one's interpretation of the past to fit how events actually turned out is called:a) the overconfidence effectb) selective amnesiac) retroactive interferenced) the hindsight bias
d) the hindsight bias
positive reinforcement ___ the rate of responding; negative reinforcement ___ the rate of respondinga) increases; decreasesb) decreases; increasesc) increases; increasesd) decreases; decreases
c) increases; increases
English statute of Laborers
they attempted to freeze salaries and wages. The statute was unable to be enforced therefore it was unsuccessful.
after repeated pairings of a tone with meat powder, Pavlov found that a dog will salivate when the tone is presented. salivation to the ton is a:a) unconditioned stimulusb) unconditioned responsec) conditioned stimulusd) conditioned response
d) conditioned response
English oppression of Irish exemplified by
Irish no access to common law courts;
which statement best represents current evidence on the durability of long-term storage?a) all forgetting involves breakdowns in retrievalb) LTM is like a barrel of marbles in which none of the marbles ever leaks outc) there is no convincing evidence that
c) there is no convincing evidence that all one's memories are stored away permanently
perception of the brightness of a color is affected mainly by:a) the wavelength of light wavesb) the amplitude of light wavesc) the purity of light wavesd) the saturation of light waves
b) the amplitude of light waves
if decay theory is correct:a) information can never be permanently lost from long-term memoryb) forgetting is simply a case of retrieval failurec) the principal cause of forgetting should be the passage of timed) all of the above
c) the principal cause of forgetting should be the passage of time
loftus's work on eyewitness testimony has clearly demonstrated that:a) memory errors are surprisingly infrequentb) memory errors are mainly due to repressionc) information given after an event can alter a person's memory of the eventd) information given a
c) information given after an event can alter a person's memory of the event
the method of loci involves:a) taking an imaginary walk along a familiar path where you have associated images of items you want to remember with certain locationsb) forming a mental image of items to be remembered in a way that links them togetherc) crea
a) taking an imaginary walk along a familiar path where you have associated images of items you want to remember with certain locations
the current thinking on evolution and whether there are universal laws of learning is that:a) only mammals respond to operant conditioningb) species-specific learning tendencies are a mythc) due to differences in the adaptive challenges faced by various s
c) due to differences in the adaptive challenges faced by various species, learning has evolved along somewhat different paths in different species
in what way(s) is the sense of taste like the sense of smell?a) there are four primary stimulus groups for both sensesb) both systems are routed through the thalamus on the way to the cortexc) the physical stimuli for both senses are chemical substances d
c) the physical stimuli for both senses are chemical substances dissolved in fluid
which of the following is a true statement about naps?a) daytime naps invariably lead to insomniab) daytime naps are invariably refreshing and an efficient way to restc) daytime naps are not very efficient ways to sleep, but their effects are variable and
c) daytime naps are not very efficient way to sleep, but their effects are variable and can be beneficial
3x10=
30
5x3=
15
1x5=
5
7x5
35
3x1
3
2x1
2
2x7
14
5 x 0
0
4 x 3
12
2 x 10
20
2 x 3
6
9 x 8
72
7 x 0
0
3 x 7
21
5 X 2
10
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