Cognitive Psychology MCQs With Answers

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Cognitive Psychology MCQs With Answers

Secondary memory is
A. Immediate memory
B. Indirect memory
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B. Indirect memory

William James was born in.
A. 1832
B. 1842
C. 1852
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B. 1842

Who discovered the primary-recency effect.
A. Mary calkins
B. Williams James
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A. Mary calkins

Dualistic model contains.
A. Primary memory
B. Secondary memory
C. Both
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  C. Both  

A standard skill task in a laboratory is a task.
A. Mirror reversal tasks
B. Middle reversal task
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  A. Mirror reversal tasks  

The central executive acts much like a.
A. Supervisor
B. Manager
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  A. Supervisor   

There are how many extraordinary memory operations in terms of three principles that account for skilled memory.

A. 2
B. 3
C. 4
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  B. 3 

Long term memory is for.
A. Lifetime period
B. Limited period
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  A. Lifetime period  

The ability to navigate through our world is an important skill with obvious.
A. Benefits
B. Flaws
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  A. Lifetime period  

You will ever learn anything if you do not pay.
A. Money
B. Attention
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  B. Attention 

Movie Which Consider Characters With Short Term Memory Loss.
A. Memento
B. Finding Nemo
C. Both
D. None
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C. Both

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Autobiographical Memories Are Memories Of Past History.
A. Individual
B. Group
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A. Individual

How Many Types Of Codes Are In Long Term Memory.
A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
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C. 3

Tot Stands For.
A. Tip Of Tongue
B. Taste Of Tongue
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A. Tip of tongue 

Brain Takes Clues From Other Parts Of.
A. Cognitive System
B. Structural System
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A. Cognitive system 

Cognitive Ability To Know One’s Self, Time And Place.
A. Attention
B. Orientation
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B. Orientation

Some Researchers Have Hypothesized The Existence Of A.
A. Grandfather Cell
B. Grandmother Cell
C. Father Cell
D. Mother Cell
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B. Grandmother Cell

Changes In The Pattern Of The Original Stimuli Still Allow You To Recognize Him Accurately Because Of.
A. Conscious Interference
B. Unconscious Interference
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A. Conscious Interference

Faces Are Perceived When Often They Are Not.
A. Symmetrical
B. Asymmetrical
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A. Symmetrical

How The Brain Recognizes Patterns And Objects Is Called.
A. Pattern Matching
B. Template Matching
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B. Template Matching

Even The Most Ornate Or Silly Font Is.
A. Legible
B. Illegible
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A. Legible

Priming Effect Is.
A. Visual
B. Conceptual
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A. Visual

How We Extract Information From Complex Stimuli Is
A. Feature Analysis
B. Systematic Analysis
C. Symmetrical Analysis
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A. Feature Analysis

How Many Theoretical Models Of Prototype Formation Have Emerged.
A. 3
B. 2
C. 4
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B. 2

Immediate Memory Is.
A. Primary Memory
B. Secondary Memory
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A. Primary Memory

The Study Of Speech Sounds And How They Are Used.
A. Phonology
B. Philosophy
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A. Phonology

Edward C. Tolman Developed The Concept Of A Cognitive Map In.
A. 1886-1959
B. 1886-1958
C. 1886-1957
D. 1886-1956
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A. 1886-1959

Attempt To Explain Particular Aspects Of Phenomena And Are Often Used To Test Hypothesis.
A. Metaphor
B. Perspective
C. Theory
D. Model
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C. Theory

Imagery That Invokes Colours, Shapes, Or Anything That Can Be Perceived.
A. Visual Imagery
B. Visual Cortex
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A. Visual Imagery

The Fatty Outer Covering Of A Neuron’s Axon That Facilitates Neural Transmission In Some Neurons.
A. Myelin Sheath
B. Axon
C. Dendrites
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A. Myelin Sheath

A Surgical Procedure Involving The Removal Of Regions Of The Brain.
A. Surgery
B. Lobotomy
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B. Lobotomy

Stages Of Cognitive Development Developed By.
A. William James
B. Jean Piaget
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A. William James

Plays A Part In Language And Memory.
A. Frontal Lobe
B. Temporal Lobe
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B. Temporal Lobe

The Subjective Feeling That Information Is Readily Available But In The Absence Of The Ability To Recall Such Information.
A. Tip Of The Tongue Phenomenon
B. Transaxial Magnetic Stimulator
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A. Tip Of The Tongue Phenomenon

Infancy.
A. 0-12 Months
B. 12 Months-1 Year
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A. 0-12 Months

Thinking That Is Directed Toward The Solving Of A Specific Problem.
A. Creativity
B. Problem Solving
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B. Problem Solving

The Top Layer Of The Brain Involved In “higher-order” Mental Functions.
A. Corpus Callosum
B. Cerebral Cortex
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B. Cerebral Cortex

The Duration Of Sensory Memory Is.
A. Less Than Sec
B. 30 Sec To 1 Min
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A. Less Than Sec

Nerve Cell With Specialized Processes That Constitutes The Structural And Functional.
Unit Of Nerve Tissue.
A. Cell Body
B. Neuron
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B. Neuron

The Entity Which A Study Is Attempting To Examine And Analyse.
A. Unit Of Analysis
B. Single Cell Study
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A. Unit Of Analysis

Memories So Painful Or Traumatic That They Are Not Expressed In Consciousness.
A. Repression
B. Repressed Memories
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B. Repressed Memories

The Simulation Of Neural Nets In Computer Architecture.
A. Sensation
B. Illusion
C. Perceptron
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C. Perceptron

A person who took part in your experiment, is called.
A. Object
B. Experimenter
C. Subject
D. Experimental
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C.Subject

Gives the reader a quick idea of what you did.
A. Abstract
B. Introduction
C. Title
D. Report
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A. Abstract

Background information about previous research is provided in.
A. Abstract
B. Introduction
C. Title
D. Report
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B. Introduction

The information that can be stored in short term memory, can range.
A. 7 items
B. 7±2 items
C. 5 items
D. 9 items
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B. 7±2 items

How did I actually carry it out. This question is covered in the section.
A. Introduction
B. Apparatus
C. Title
D. Method
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D. Method

A variable that is manipulated to determine, is called Independent variable.
A. Yes
B. No
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A. Yes

Summaries your main result in.
A. Tables
B. Conclusions
C. Main results
D. Introduction
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B. Conclusions

A variable that is being measured, is called.
A. Independent variable
B. Dependent variable
C. Both a & b
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B. Dependent variable

Which does not receive a test variable is known as.
A. Object
B. Experimenter group
C. Control group
D. Experimental group
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C. Control group

Are individuals who seems to be participants but in reality are part of research team.
A. Confederates
B. Stooge
C. Both A & B
D. None of these
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C. Both A & B

Memory span is always greater in.
A. Forward
B. Backward
C. Both a&b
D. None of these
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A. Forward

Muller Lyer illusion creates due to.
A. Length
B. Eyes
C. Wings
D. Person
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C. Wings

Independent variable of memory span is.
A. No of digits
B. Measurement of memory
C. Reaction time
D. None of these
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B. Measurement of memory

Dependent variable of mental set problem solving is.
A. No of digits
B. List of words
C. Reaction time
D. None of these
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C. Reaction time

A misrepresentation of a real sensory stimulus.
A. Perception
B. Illusion
C. Both a & b
D. Common sense
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B. Illusion

is a type of social influence involving a change in behavior.
A. Conformity
B. Confederates
C. Researcher
D. None of these
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A. Conformity

A process by which individual pieces of an information set are broken down and grouped together.
A. Recall
B. Chunking
C. Memory
D. Amnesia
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B. Chunking

The ability to see, hear or become aware of something through senses.
A. Perception
B. Illusion
C. Both a & b
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A. Perception

______ is a type of social influence involving a change in behavior.
A. Conformity
B. Confederates
C. Researcher
D. None of these
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A. Conformity

Summaries your main result in
A.Tables
B.conclusions
C.main results
D.introduction
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In zeigarnik effect practical questionnaire is.
A.IV
B.DV
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Summaries your main result in.
A. Tables
B. conclusions
C. main results
D. introduction
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B. conclusions

In Muller lyer there are two lines one is standard and other is.
A. local
B. moving
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B. moving

According to zeigarnik which tasks can better recall
A. Incomplete
B. complete
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A. Incomplete

is a tentative statement about a relationship between two or more variables.
A. Report
B. hypothesis
C. Result
D. Dependent variable
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B. hypothesis

list of digits in digit memory span practical is.
A. IV
B. DV
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A. IV

Zeiganik effect practical is about to.
A. Recall
B. Learning
C. Forgetting
D. Zeigarnik
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A. Recall

Remembrance of what has been learned or experienced is called.
A. Recall
B. Learning
C. Forgetting
D. Zeigarnik
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A. Recall

Independent variable of memory span is.
A. No of digits
B. Measurement of memory
C. reaction time
D. none of these
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B. Measurement of memory

Anything we remember that happened more than a few minutes ago.
A. STM
B. LTM
C. sensory memory
D. none of these
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B. LTM

In digit memory span forward memory span is —than the backward memory span.
A. lesser
B. greater
C. same
D. none of these
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B. greater

Dependent variable of mental set problem solving is.
A. No of digits
B. list of words
C. reaction time
D. none of these
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C. reaction time

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