Cognition, Sixth Edition: Chapter 12

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Question 1:


a) The importance of intelligence for practical life
b) General intelligence (g)
c) Crystallized intelligence
d) Working memory

Question 2:


a) Fluid intelligence
b) Crystallized intelligence
c) Multiple intelligence
d) Practical intelligence

Question 3:


a) Fluid intelligence
b) Working memory
c) Neural plasticity
d) Dedicated intelligence

Question 4:


a) Crystallized intelligence
b) Dedicated intelligence
c) Improvisational intelligence
d) Impractical intelligence

Question 5:


a) Crystallized and fluid intelligence are highly and positively correlated.
b) IQ test scores are inversely related to fluid intelligence.
c) IQ test scores have decreased over time.
d) IQ test scores have increased over time.

Question 6:


a) Better nutrition
b) Better mathematics education
c) Increased language skills
d) Both better nutrition and education

Question 7:


a) Metacomponents, fluid components, and crystallized components
b) Metacomponents, performance components, and knowledge acquisition components
c) Analytical intelligence, creative intelligence, and fluid components
d) Entrenched components, non-entrenched components, and metacomponents

Question 8:


a) Analytical intelligence
b) Practical intelligence
c) Creative intelligence
d) Fluid intelligence

Question 9:


a) A single underlying ability
b) Two underlying abilities
c) Multiple underlying abilities
d) Practical underlying ability

Question 10:


a) The 2-year rule
b) Sternberg’s razor
c) The 10-year rule
d) Flynn’s rule

Question 11:


a) Practical intelligence
b) Musical intelligence
c) Linguistic intelligence
d) Spatial intelligence

Question 12:


a) dedicated
b) linguistic
c) improvisational
d) practical

Question 13:


a) Phonological loop
b) Visuospatial sketchpad
c) Central executive
d) Episodic buffer

Question 14:


a) Binet
b) Simon
c) Spearman
d) Terman

Question 15:


a) 5
b) 14
c) 24
d) 44

Question 16:


a) g
b) b. symbol systems
c) phrenology
d) working memory

Question 17:


a) analysis
b) creativity
c) practicality
d) selectivity

Question 18:


a) The effect of musical instruction
b) The effect enriched educational experiences
c) The effect of video games
d) The effect of spatial navigation

Question 19:


a) positively correlated with the number of offspring
b) negatively correlated with the number of offspring
c) not correlated with the number of offspring
d) Kanazawa did not examine g in relation to offspring.

Question 20:


a) They correlate positively with the Raven Progressive Matrices test.
b) They correlate negatively with the Raven Progressive Matrices test.
c) They correlate with g and other measures of intellectual ability.
d) They are related to the ability to regulate attention.



True or False Questions

Question 21:


a) True
b) False

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a) True
b) False

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a) True
b) False

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a) True
b) False

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a) True
b) False

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a) True
b) False

Question 27:


a) True
b) False

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a) True
b) False

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a) True
b) False

Question 30:


a) True
b) False