Study Guide exam 2

STUDY GUIDE EXAM 2
CHAPTER 6
       Information Processing
       Processing capacity and processing efficiency
       Operating space
o      Short term memory
o      Working memory
       storage space
o      Long term memory
o      “filing cabinet example”
       Attention
o      What is it?
o      ADHD
       Encoding, Storage, Accessing, and retrieval
       Reconstructive memory
o      Eyewitness testimony
o      Elizabeth Loftus’ studies
       Infantile Amnesia
       Autobiographical memory
       Knowledge base
       Rehearsal- Elaborative vs maintenance
CHAPTER 7
       General vs specific intelligence
       Fluid vs Crystallized abilities
       Sternberg’s theory
       Gardiner’s theory
o       biopsychological potential
o      Profile of intelligences
       Creativity
       Binet
o      Age norms
o      IQ
       Why are intelligence tests used?
       Reliability vs validity
       Mental retardation
       Gifted children
o      Global
o      Uneven
       Cultural biases in testing
CHAPTER 8
       Features of language
o      Semantics
o      Productive
o      Displacement
       Phonology
       Morpheme
       syntax
       semantics
       pragmatics
       Learning theory of language
       Nativist theory
       Interactionist theory
       The case of genie
       Connectionist
       Social interactionist theory
       Development
o      Babbling/ protowords
o      Over/under extensions

o      Telegraphic speech
o      Adolescent register

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