History of Psychology, 3e - Quiz: Chapter 15

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Question 1:


a) Information is something that occurs when a person tells us something we didn’t know before.
b) Information is something that occurs when a person or machine tells us something we didn’t know before.
c) Information is the amount of information transmitted when an event occurs.
d) Information is the amount of information transferred between people and computers.

Question 2:


a) The vocabulary for a new model of the process of communication
b) The information for knowledge transfer between people and computers
c) A model of communication transfer in computers
d) The model of a new model of vocabulary

Question 3:


a) Miller
b) Bruner
c) Kahneman
d) Chomsky

Question 4:


a) The span of immediate memory investigation
b) The span of apprehension investigation
c) The span of immediate attention investigation
d) The span of introspection investigation

Question 5:


a) Broadbent
b) Chomsky
c) Cherry
d) Gibson

Question 6:


a) Artificial intelligence
b) Information theory
c) Chomskyian psycholinguistics
d) Cybernetics

Question 7:


a) Text-operation-text-entry
b) Text-operate-test-entry
c) Test-operation-text-exit
d) Test-operate-test-exit

Question 8:


a) goals; plans
b) plans; goals
c) tactics; strategies
d) strategies; tactics

Question 9:


a) Chomsky
b) Miller
c) Bruner
d) Gibson

Question 10:


a) Concept attainment
b) Minimax axiom
c) Perceptual readiness
d) None of the above.

Question 11:


a) perceptual readiness
b) axioms
c) concepts
d) serial reproduction

Question 12:


a) Neisser
b) Bruner
c) Gibson
d) Bartlett

Question 13:


a) Serial reproduction
b) Pattern recognition
c) Attention
d) Iconic storage

Question 14:


a) A second correlation
b) A spurious correlation
c) A significant correlation
d) A correlation

Question 15:


a) Cocktail party phenomena
b) Turing’s test
c) Tower of Hanoi puzzle
d) ‘The War of the Ghosts’ story

Question 16:


a) True
b) False

Question 17:


a) True
b) False

Question 18:


a) True
b) False

Question 19:


a) True
b) False

Question 20:


a) True
b) False

Question 21:


a) True
b) False

Question 22:


a) True
b) False

Question 23:


a) True
b) False

Question 24:


a) True
b) False

Question 25:


a) True
b) False