1. Which of these are two salient characteristics of Information processing theories
- Limited processing speed and attentional capacity, flexible ways of working around limitations
- Limited processing speed and attentional capacity, limited ways of working around limitations
- Limited neural energy constrained by cognitive elements (e.g attention)
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2. Which of these was NOT a main result from Ruff & Capozolli (2003)?
- 42 month olds were least distracted in focused attention sessions
- Children across ages do not differ in their responses to ST and MT conditions
- The type of attention given to toys differs with age
- Children of different ages rely on different attention strategies within sessions
- Focused attention is broken differently across ages
- Children across ages respond differently to ST and MT conditions
3. What is scientific reasoning?
- Cognitive tools, which can be either symbolic or material
- Generations of predictions and hypothesis testing
- Comparing items that may appear different at first to extract deeper regularities
4. What characterises a Hrd core information processing theory?
- Studying human behaviour using experimental methods
- Computers as representing the flow of information through the cognitive system
- Computer as a simulation of thought
- Computer as a metaphor for thought
5. In Piaget's cognitive adaptation theory, what is assimilation?
- Fitting reality into ones cognitive organisation
- The mechanism by which cognitive organisations are applied to reality
- Adjustments to cognitive organisation resulting from IRL demans