P&C TB10 Lecture 1

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1. What were the results of Winawer et al. (2007)?

  • Russian speakers were consistently faster than English speakers at making colour discrimination judgements in all conditions
  • Russian speakers were faster than English speakers at making colour discrimination judgements, except when there was verbal interference
  • English speakers were consistently faster than Russian speakers are making colour discrimination judgements in all conditions
  • Russian speakers were faster than English speakers at making colour discrimination judgements, except when the colours were across categories
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2. Patients were asked to imagine doing what, in order to determine patients with 'locked in syndrome'?

  • Dancing the waltz
  • Playing tennis
  • Running along a beach
  • Playing frisbee

3. How many colour terms in different languages were identified by Berlin & Kay (1969)?

  • 2-8
  • 7-11
  • 2-11
  • 3-7

4. What is the cost of dementia in Europe?

  • €430 billion pa
  • €13 billion pa
  • €110 billion pa
  • €798 billion pa

5. What is the hypothesis of the weak form of the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis?

  • Language alters perception
  • Language and thought are independent
  • Langauge primes thought
  • Language constrains thought

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