PSYC 565 Quiz Social learning

PSYC 565 Quiz: Social learning & Development

Covers the Textbook material from Module 7: Week 7 – Module 8: Week 8.

  1. In the basic process to explain how people copy what they see, which step takes into consideration the actions of others as salient cues that act as a magnet for attention?
  2. Neurons in _____ respond when a bird hears a song and when it produces the song.
  3. The two-action test involves training two animals to perform:
  4. In humans:
  5. Children with autism:
  6. What is the MOST extensively studied form of vocal learning in any species?
  7. The areas of the brain that become active during both the observation and performance of actions are located in what region of the brain in both humans and monkeys?
  8. In observational learning, it is dicult to predict what an organism will learn because:
  9. On career day at his high school, Samuel is excited to see that a graduate from his school, Avi, works at a video game company designing. He selects computer programing as his major at college, hoping to enjoy the same rewards as Avi when he graduates and gets a similar job in something he is passionate about. This example illustrates that individuals are likely to copy models when:
  10. The process in which an observer learns something new through experiences with others is called:
  11. Studies of copying how to open a box in humans and chimpanzees have shown that _____ are more likely to emulate a model’s behavior instead of truly imitate it than _____.
  12. According to the _____ hypothesis, memories for actions are stored in specialized cortical regions that map observed actions onto the motor representations of those actions.
  13. An individual learns an emotional response after observing similar responses in others. This is known as:
  14. The basic procedure for studying mirror neurons in humans generally involves all these conditions EXCEPT:
  15. If one wanted to encourage 8-year-old Alice to read, who would be the BEST person to serve as a model?
  16. According to the template model of song learning, the first phase of song learning in songbirds involves:
  17. The automatic repetition of words or phrases immediately after hearing them spoken is known as:
  18. Which statement is an example of a task that would be required in a two-action test?
  19. Puberty _____, while adolescence _____.
  20. Performance on working-memory tasks:
  21. Down syndrome is caused by a condition in which an embryo inherits three (rather than two) copies of chromosome:
  22. Based on the Seattle Longitudinal Study, as people age from their twenties to their fifties, most types of memory:
  23. People with _____ perform worse on learning and memory tests than people with
  24. In women, the _____ is proportionately larger than in men, and this is reflected in women’s superior performance on _____ tasks.
  25. In children, the dominant process in language learning is _____, while in adults it is
  26. Mutations on which genes seem to be associated with early-onset Alzheimer’s?
  27. When Tryon (1940) bred “maze-bright” rats together, he found that:
  28. Which statement does NOT provide a possible reason for the slow maturation of episodic memories in children?
  29. Research has demonstrated that humans:
  30. It has been suggested that older adults might be _____ susceptible to _____ interference than younger adults.
  31. Gestational age refers to:
  32. A person’s digit span:
  33. What has been suggested by research on fraternal and identical twins?
  34. Testosterone:
  35. Ts65Dn mice that are bred as a model of Down syndrome:
  36. During adolescence, a person’s digit span:
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