Your Questions About An Impaired Use Of Language

July 28, 2012
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David asks…

A method that involves the use of sign language, speech reading, and hearing impaired children is called what?

a) oral approach b) total communication approach c) verbal therapy approach d) impairment approach

admin answers:

Total communication approach methinks.

Maria asks…

Psychology help with a few practice questions?

Lesions of the limbic system may result in a syndrome (Klüver-Bucy) of inappropriate sexuality or rage due to bilateral lesions of the:
a. hippocampus
b. amygdala
c. corpus callosum
d. reticular formation

The mental processes of perception, memory, language usage, and problem solving refer to
a. subjective experiences.
b. unconscious experiences.
c. cognition.
d. introspection.

9. The subject matter of psychology
a. is limited to processes that can be clearly observed and measured.
b. is limited to mental and information processing phenomena.
c. is primarily the unconscious processes of the human mind.
d. includes biological, psychological, and social processes.

. You would be more likely to notice a 50-cent increase in the price of a can of soda than a 50-cent increase in the price of a compact disk. This is analogous to
a. perceptual constancy.
b. the law of comparative threshold.
c. the absolute threshold.
d. the Weber-Fechner law.

27. Peter goes from bright sunlight into a dimly lit theatre. At first, he can see little or nothing as he looks for a seat. Over a ten-minute period he is gradually able to see things directly in front of him more clearly. His ability to see things off to the side steadily improves for another twenty minutes. This process is:
a. light compensation
b. dark compensation
c. light adaptation
d. dark adaptation

30. Although most smokers would deny it, it is fairly easy to show they have trouble:
a. distinguishing brands
b. quitting
c. telling if a cigarette is even lit
d. all of the above

31. What does it mean when a psychologist describes the results of an experiment by saying “The difference between groups is statistically significant”?
a. The difference between groups is very large
b. There is an important difference between groups
c. The observed difference is not likely to be due to chance
d. The observed difference is due to chance

32. An impaired use of language as a result of damage to Broca’s, Wernicke’s and related areas of the brain is called:
a. plasticity
b. aphasia
c. split brain
d. association

admin answers:

The mental processes of perception….answer is c
9 is d
27 is d
30 is b
31 is c
32 is b

Michael
http://www.ThePsychFiles.com

Nancy asks…

Need Help with Psych hw?

Lesions of the limbic system may result in a syndrome (Klüver-Bucy) of inappropriate sexuality or rage due to bilateral lesions of the:
a.hippocampus
b.amygdala
c.corpus callosum
d.reticular formation

The mental processes of perception, memory, language usage, and problem solving refer to
a.subjective experiences.
b.unconscious experiences.
c.cognition.
d.introspection.

9.The subject matter of psychology
a.is limited to processes that can be clearly observed and measured.
b.is limited to mental and information processing phenomena.
c.is primarily the unconscious processes of the human mind.
d.includes biological, psychological, and social processes.

. You would be more likely to notice a 50-cent increase in the price of a can of soda than a 50-cent increase in the price of a compact disk. This is analogous to
a.perceptual constancy.
b.the law of comparative threshold.
c.the absolute threshold.
d.the Weber-Fechner law.

27.Peter goes from bright sunlight into a dimly lit theatre. At first, he can see little or nothing as he looks for a seat. Over a ten-minute period he is gradually able to see things directly in front of him more clearly. His ability to see things off to the side steadily improves for another twenty minutes. This process is:
a.light compensation
b.dark compensation
c.light adaptation
d.dark adaptation

30.Although most smokers would deny it, it is fairly easy to show they have trouble:
a.distinguishing brands
b.quitting
c.telling if a cigarette is even lit
d.all of the above

31.What does it mean when a psychologist describes the results of an experiment by saying “The difference between groups is statistically significant”?
a.The difference between groups is very large
b.There is an important difference between groups
c.The observed difference is not likely to be due to chance
d.The observed difference is due to chance

32.An impaired use of language as a result of damage to Broca’s, Wernicke’s and related areas of the brain is called:
a.plasticity
b.aphasia
c.split brain
d.association

admin answers:

1. B
2. C
3. D
4. A
5. Idk
6. D
7. C
8. B

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