Monday, February 7, 2011

Chapter 3

1. Which of the following is a psychology term for a piece of information used in human information problem solving?

A. Bias
B. Chunk
C. Gut feeling
D. Problem space
E. None of the above.

2. Which of the following is NOT part of long-term memory?

A. Recognition memory
B. Associative structures
C. Language interpreter
D. Semantic memory
E. All of the above.

4. Does Simon's two-stage theory of human information processing recognize that problem solving is the interaction between the task enviornment and a human information processing system?

5. Does Simon's two-stage theory consist of short and long-term memory?

6. Is language interpreter and problem space considered to be a component of long-term memory?
FALSE, part of short-term memory

7. Since humans have a limited amount of storage and processing capacity they develop cognitive shortcuts known as cognitive heuristics?

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