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Question 1: Cognitive theory contends that solutions to problems take the form of ________—rules that are not necessarily understood but promise a solution, or heuristics—rules that are understood but that do not always guarantee solutions.
AlgorithmAlgorithm characterizationsLogicAlan Turing

Question 2: Neurons are the core components of the ________, the vertebrate spinal cord, the invertebrate ventral nerve cord, and the peripheral nerves.
DigestionSensory systemNervous systemBrain

Question 3: A neuron (also known as a neurone or nerve cell) is an excitable cell in the ________ that processes and transmits information by electrochemical signalling.
Nervous systemSensory systemAlzheimer's diseaseIntracranial pressure

Question 4: Cognitive psychologists use ________ and experimental approaches to understand, diagnose, and solve problems, concerning themselves with the mental processes which mediate between stimulus and response.
Cognitive behavioral therapyPsychologyPsychophysicsMathematical psychology

Question 5: In his ________, thought is based on actions on the environment.
Developmental stage theoriesTheory of cognitive developmentDevelopmental psychologyJean Piaget

Question 6: Cognitive psychology is a branch of ________ that investigates internal mental processes such as problem solving, memory, and language.
PsychologySigmund FreudNeuropsychologyCognitive neuroscience

Question 7: It is a part of the unconscious mind, shared by a society, a people, or all ________, in an interconnected system that is the product of all common experiences and contains such concepts as science, religion, and morality.
HumanHomoHominidaeHuman evolution

Question 8: The unconscious was considered by Freud throughout the evolution of his psychoanalytic theory a sentient force of will influenced by human desire and yet operating well below the perceptual ________.
ConsciousnessIdeaHenri BergsonGottfried Leibniz

Question 9: In the neo-Piagetian theories of cognitive development, the development of thought is considered to come from increasing speed of processing, enhanced ________, and increasing working memory.
Cognitive neuropsychologyExecutive functionsNeuropsychologyCognitive psychology

Question 10: In developmental psychology, ________ was a pioneer in the study of the development of thought from birth to maturity.
Pre- and perinatal psychologyErik EriksonSigmund FreudJean Piaget

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