At the age of 3, a child uses the proper conjugations of past-tense verbs such as “I ran” and “you ate”. At
5, the same child begins to use incorrect conjugations instead, such as “I runned” and “you cated”. What
does this suggest about the child’s language development?
This suggest that the child’s language is developing normally
What is the function of Wernicke’s area?
Wernicke’s area is associated with language comprehension
In the “raven’s progressive matrix” test, participants performance is measure by
the complexity of problem they are able to solve
As shown in the lecture, Chaser the dog is able to retrieve particular toys by name, as requested by her
owner. What aspect of language does this exemplify?
Currently, the most widely-used intelligence tests are the ___ and the ___
Which of the following type of reasoning is NOT found on the Stanford-Binet intelligence test?
Consider the following two sentences: Joe took a bite out of his burger. Joe’s burger took a bite out of
his wallet. At what level of structure are these two sentences most alike?
They are most alike at the level of surface structure.
According to John Carrol, The ability to see abstract relationships and draw logical inferences is called
In the 1980s, a mathematical technique called ___ analysis brought the debate between Spearman and
Thurstone to an end.
Binet and Simon designed their test to measure a child’s aptitude for learning independent of the child’s
prior educational achievement, and it was in this sense that they called theirs a test of
German psychologist Willaim Stern (1914) suggested that the best way to determine whether a child
was developing normally was to examine the ratio of the child’s
Mental age to physical age
Upon hearing or reading a sentence, do people retain the surface structure or the deep structure of a
People retain the deep structure of the sentence Why are behaviourist explanations of language learning inadequate
Behaviourist explanations are inadequate because parents do not spend much time teaching their
What hemisphere is responsible for language
The left hemisphere is primarily responsible for language, with some contributions form the right
You encounter an animal and classify it as a dog because it reminds you of other dogs you have
encountered. This an example of which theory?
This an example of exemplar theory
The ____ environment refers to those environmental factors that are experienced by all relevant
members of a household, whereas the ___ environment refers to those environment factors that are
not experienced by all relevant members of a household
shared; non shared
Which one of the following is NOT a type of intelligence suggested by Rober Sternberg
How might the availability bias lead to negative stereotypes of others?
When particular stereotypes are easier to recall, they appear to be more frequent and thus reinforce
How does language facilitate the transfer of consciousness from one organism to another
Without language, it would be difficult to teach another organism what the first organism has learned
Intelligence tests were originally developed
to help children succeed in school
Deviation IQ is a statstic obtained by dividing a person’s test score by the average test score of people in
the same age group and then multiplying the quotient by 100. The bad thing about the deviation IQ is
it does not allow comparison