Cognition, Sixth Edition: Midterm Covering Chapter 7–13

Instructions: The midterm covers chapters 1–6. There are 5 questions from each chapter (a mixture of multiple-choice, true-or-false, and fill-in-the-blank questions). For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the Submit my answers button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.



Chapter 7:

Question 1:



Question 2:


a) Imagery
b) Logogens
c) Low concreteness imagination
d) Mental representations

Question 3:


a) A real-word ecological test
b) A test of logogens
c) The left-hemisphere skill
d) A lexical decision task

Question 4:


a) True
b) False

Question 5:


a) concurrent; inducer
b) inducer; concurrent
c) trigger; percept
d) chromosthetic item; icon



Chapter 8:

Question 6:


a) Conceptual isometry
b) Conjunctive characteristics
c) Criterial attributes
d) Identical features

Question 7:


a) True
b) False

Question 8:


a) Misaligned hierarchies
b) Family resemblance
c) Correlated attributes
d) A highly prototypical category

Question 9:



Question 10:


a) True
b) False



Chapter 9:

Question 11:


a) language; speech
b) grammar; syntax
c) lexicon; speech
d) language; lexicon

Question 12:


a) True
b) False

Question 13:


a) a competence
b) phase structural rules
c) speech
d) a language acquisition device

Question 14:


a) Broca’s aphasia
b) Surface dyslexia
c) Phonological dyslexia
d) Lexicon dyslexia

Question 15:





Chapter 10:

Question 16:


a) A Gestalt switch
b) Functional fixedness
c) Productive thinking
d) Chunk decomposition

Question 17:


a) The Einstellung effect
b) Overcoming functional fixedness
c) Structurally blind thinking
d) Negative transfer

Question 18:


a) Laboratory studies
b) Historical accounts
c) Computational models
d) All of these were mentioned.

Question 19:


a) True
b) False

Question 20:





Chapter 11:

Question 21:


a) Universal affirmative
b) The peak-end rule
c) Logicism
d) Aristotle’s tenet

Question 22:


a) True
b) False

Question 23:


a) You can get more out of a mental model than you put into it.
b) People tend to construct the simplest model possible.
c) Using mental models is the best approach to reasoning.
d) Both A and B

Question 24:


a) 40, 20, 10
b) 4, 2, 1
c) 100, 50, 25
d) 1, 2, 3

Question 25:





Chapter 12:

Question 26:


a) High levels of crystallized intelligence
b) A high g
c) A high dedicated intelligence
d) Both A and C

Question 27:


a) True
b) False

Question 28:


a) crystallized; fluid
b) fluid; crystallized
c) creative; analytical
d) fluid; practical

Question 29:


a) fluid intelligence
b) crystallized intelligence
c) practical intelligence
d) symbol systems

Question 30:





Chapter 13:

Question 31:


a) Subliminal perception
b) Above-limen perception
c) Extrasensory influence
d) Backward masking

Question 32:


a) Report their subjective threshold
b) Report their objective threshold
c) Exclude as a response information that is consciously perceived
d) Exclude as a response information that is unconsciously perceived

Question 33:


a) True
b) False

Question 34:


a) A great deal of muscle activity is recorded by the EMG.
b) Limited muscle activity is recorded by the EMG.
c) A great deal of brain activity is revealed by the electroencephalogram.
d) Very little brain activity is revealed by the electroencephalogram.

Question 35: