Cognition, Sixth Edition: Chapter 07

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Question 1:


a) Spatial and non-spatial
b) Egocentric and allocentric
c) Verbal and non-verbal
d) Words and non-words

Question 2:


a) Logogens
b) Imagens
c) Icons
d) Concreteness

Question 3:


a) Mental rotation
b) Finding a face in an old yearbook
c) Recognizing the bark of your dog amongst a number of other dogs
d) Reading a book

Question 4:


a) The distinctiveness hypothesis
b) The method of loci
c) The von Restorff effect
d) The special places strategy

Question 5:


a) Lemon
b) Orange
c) Carrot
d) Apple

Question 6:


a) Synaesthesia
b) Metamemory
c) The von Restorff effect
d) Concreteness

Question 7:


a) Playing non-action video games
b) Playing action video games
c) Gardening
d) These skills are innate and cannot be improved.

Question 8:


a) Objective distance
b) Subjective distance
c) Categorical distance
d) Anticipatory distance

Question 9:


a) Subjective properties
b) Basic properties
c) Objective properties
d) Emergent properties

Question 10:


a) The allocentric frame of reference
b) The egocentric frame of reference
c) The cognitive map
d) The mental model theory

Question 11:


a) In the verbal system
b) In the non-verbal system
c) In sensory systems
d) In working memory

Question 12:


a) unrelated
b) weakly related
c) two aspects of the same process
d) two aspects of different processes

Question 13:


a) Ad Imaginium
b) Ad Locinium
c) Ad Mnemonium
d) Ad Herennium

Question 14:


a) distinctiveness
b) humour
c) weirdness
d) the von Restorff effect

Question 15:


a) It is more common in adults than children.
b) The image can be scanned and the parts described.
c) The image is perceived as not being located inside one’s head.
d) Eidetic image descriptions occur more quickly than memory reports.

Question 16:


a) 30
b) 45
c) 60
d) 90

Question 17:


a) dual-coding theory
b) distinctiveness hypothesis
c) cognitive dedifferentiation theory
d) propositional knowledge hypothesis

Question 18:


a) They typically involve familiar songs.
b) They are typically enjoyable.
c) They most often occur in the morning.
d) They are relatively uncommon.

Question 19:


a) 20
b) 200
c) 2000
d) 20,000

Question 20:


a) eidetic imagery
b) synesthesia
c) emergent property
d) path integration



True or False Questions

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

Question 26:


a) True
b) False

Question 27:


a) True
b) False

Question 28:


a) True
b) False

Question 29:


a) True
b) False

Question 30:


a) True
b) False