|For students beginning their formal education, __________ is a better predictor of academic success than __________. (Points : 1)|
[removed] IQ; long-term memory
[removed] IQ; working memory
[removed] long-term memory; IQ
[removed] working memory; IQ
|Ms. Huggins places an apple and an orange on her desk to increase her students’ curiosity—and therefore participation—in a grammar lesson. What is the safest or most comfortable way for her students to predict what the lesson will be about? (Points : 1)|
[removed] Writing predictions on an individual response device.
[removed] Shouting out their predictions.
[removed] Raising their hands to give their predictions.
[removed] Running up to the white board to write down predictions.
|__________are the brain’s chemical messengers. (Points : 1)|
[removed] Synaptic vesicles
[removed] Synaptic gaps
|What was the result of the study where two groups of students were given a pile of tests to take? (Points : 1)|
[removed] The students who were given the choice of test order showed more anxiety.
[removed] The students who were given the choice of test order scored higher.
[removed] The students who followed a specified test order scored higher.
[removed] The students who followed a specified test order were faster.
|Josef is unsure of the predictions he is making during a physics experiment. The increase in dopamine in Josef’s brain caused by his uncertainty will actually (Points : 1)|
[removed] increase his attention.
[removed] slow down his thought processes.
[removed] make him bored.
[removed] increase his knowledge.
|Why is it that most people are not capable of adding 7/17 to 11/83 using mental math? (Points : 1)|
[removed] Most people have not been trained in mental math.
[removed] There is no common denominator in that math problem.
[removed] Solving that problem exceeds the capacity of the working memory.
[removed] The fractions are too small for the working memory to understand
|Doris repeats in her mind, “I mustn’t forget to pick up chicken for dinner.” What component of the working memory is Doris using? (Points : 1)|
[removed] The RAS
[removed] The phonological loop
[removed] The visuospacial sketchpad
[removed] The episodic buffer
|The separate regions of the brain that correspond to multisensory memory (of the same topic or event) are connected to one another by __________. (Points : 1)|
[removed] myelin sheathes
|How does the communication between brain neurons take place? (Points : 1)|
[removed] Chemically only
[removed] Electrically only
[removed] Both chemically and hormonally
|What was the conclusion of the study of 6- to 10-year-olds, in which they were asked to recall as many words as they could from a list of 20 items that could be easily sorted into categories? (Points : 1)|
[removed] The younger children used color- and shape-sorting strategies to remember some of the items.
[removed] The older children who were most successful drew the items before being asked to recall them.
[removed] The younger the child, the more unprompted sorting strategies he or she used to remember the items.
[removed] The older the child, the more unprompted sorting strategies he or she used to remember the items.