PSYC 303 Week 8 Final Exam and Answers
PSYC 303 Week 8 Final Exam and Answers
Question 1 of 30 5.0/ 5.0 Points
The founder of the first laboratory of scientific psychology was .
A. Franciscus Donders
B. Hermann von Helmholtz
C. Wilhelm Wundt
D. Hermann Ebbinghaus
Question 2 of 30 5.0/ 5.0 Points The procedure in which trained participants describe their experience and thought processes in response to stimuli presented under controlled conditions is known as:
Question 3 of 30 5.0/ 5.0 Points
John Watson believed that psychology should focus on the study of .
Question 4 of 30 5.0/ 5.0 Points The sequence of steps that includes the image on the retina, changing the image into electrical signals, and neural processing is an example of processing.
Question 5 of 30 5.0/ 5.0 Points Some perceptions result from assumptions we make about the enviornment that we are not even aware of. This theory of unconscious inference was developed by
Question 6 of 30 5.0/ 5.0 Points
Things that form patterns that are meaningful are likely to be grouped together according to the law of .
A.simplicity B.similarity C.pragnanz
Question 7 of 30 5.0/ 5.0 Points
A heuristic is a .
A.”rule of thumb” that provides a best-guess solution to a problem
B.procedure that is guaranteed to solve a problem
C.series of rules that specify how we organize parts into wholes
D. short algorithm
Question 8 of 30 5.0/ 5.0 Points
The study of the behavior of humans with brain damage is called .
C.position emission tomography
D.the subtraction technique
Question 9 of 30 5.0/ 5.0 Points
Broadbent’s “filter model” proposes that the filter identifies the attended message based on
D.higher order characteristics
Question 10 of 30 5.0/ 5.0 Points
Which stage in Treisman’s “attenuation model” has a threshold component?
B.The dictionary unit
D.The “leaky” filter
Question 11 of 30 5.0/ 5.0 Points
The ability to pay attention to, or carry out, two or more different tasks simultaneously is known as
Question 12 of 30 5.0/ 5.0 Points
Controlled processing involves
B.ease in performing parallel tasks
C.overlearning of tasks
D.few cognitive resources
Question 13 of 30 5.0/ 5.0 Points
Scene schema is .
A.rapid movements of the eyes from one place to another in a scene
B.short pauses of the eyes on points on interest in a scene
C.how attention is distributed throughout a static scene
D.knowledge about what is contained in a typical scene
Question 14 of 30 5.0/ 5.0 Points
The three structural components of the modal model of memory are: A.receptors, occipital lobe, temporal lobe
B.receptors, temporal lobe, frontal lobe
C.sensory memory, short-term memory, long-term memory
D.sensory memory, iconic memory, rehearsal
Question 15 of 30 5.0/ 5.0 Points
The inability to assimilate or retain new knowledge is known
A. anterograde amnesia
C.the primacy effect
D.the serial effect
Question 16 of 30 0.0/ 5.0 Points
Memory enhancement due to repetition priming is a result of
A.the test stimulus being the same or resembling the priming stimulus
B.the test stimulus being different from the priming stimulus
C.the test stimulus being similar in meaning to the priming stimulus
D.the test stimulus being different in meaning from the priming stimulus
Question 17 of 30 5.0/ 5.0 Points
Acquiring information and transforming it into memory is .
Question 18 of 30 5.0/ 5.0 Points
According to the levels of processing theory, memory durability depends on how information is .
D.all of the above
Question 19 of 30 5.0/ 5.0 Points
Autobiographical memory research shows that a person’s brain is more extensively activated when viewing photos.
A.the person has seen before
B.of familiar places
C.of places they took themselves
D.the person has never seen before
Question 20 of 30 5.0/ 5.0 Points The idea that we remember life events better because we encounter the information over and over in what we read, see on TV, and talk about with other people is called the
A.narrative rehearsal hypothesis
Question 21 of 30 5.0/ 5.0 Points
A is a mental representation used for variety of cognitive functions, including memory, reasoning, and using and understanding language
Question 22 of 30 5.0/ 5.0 Points
is an average representation of a category.
A. A prototype
Question 23 of 30 5.0/ 5.0 Points
Items high on prototypicality have family resemblances
Question 24 of 30 5.0/ 5.0 Points
Mental imagery involves .
A.experiencing a sensory impression in the absence of sensory input
B.mental representations of the current sensory inputs
C.sensory representations of a stimulus
D.all of these
Question 25 of 30 5.0/ 5.0 Points
Imagery neurons respond to .
A.all visual images
B.only visual images in a specific category
C.visual images as well as objects in a specific category