Unit 7B Psych

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reinforcement
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B. F. Skinner emphasized the importance of ________ in language acquisition.
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availability heuristic.
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By encouraging people to imagine their homes being destroyed by a fire, insurance salespeople are especially successful at selling large homeowners’ policies. They are most clearly exploiting the influence of
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babbling
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Infants are first able to discriminate speech sounds during the ________ stage.
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belief perseverance
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It is very difficult to get someone to change his or her unrealistically negative self-image. This best illustrates the importance of
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representativeness heuristic
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Jerome believes that his 4-year-old grandson is a hyperactive child because the boy’s constant movement resembles Jerome’s prototype of hyperactivity. Jerome’s thinking best illustrates
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language on thinking
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Perceived differences between various shades of color are greater if people assign a different name to each hue. This best illustrates the influence of
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match another person’s distinctive mouth movements with the appropriate sounds
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The beginning of babies’ receptive language development is best illustrated by their capacity to
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Momma holded the baby.
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Which of the following best illustrates overgeneralization in a young child’s speech pattern? Select one: A. “Want juice.” B. “Fish, Fish! Look at the fish!” C. “Da-da, na-na, ta-ta.” D. “Doggy big.” E. “Momma holded the baby.”

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