Psychology

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Chapter 11 Terms

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Please define each of the terms listed below. Many of these terms are new to you. It will be important to know these for future reference. For an optional assignment (extra credit): create a deck of flash cards or a PowerPoint slide show of all the terms.

 

1.      thinking

2.      symbol

3.      concept

4.      prototype

5.      algorithm

6.      heuristic

7.      difference reduction

8.      means-end analysis

9.      incubation effect

10.  mental set

11.  functional fixedness

12.  convergent thinking

13.  divergent thinking

14.  reasoning

15.  deductive reasoning

16.  premise

17.  inductive reasoning

18.  confirmation bias

19.  representativeness heuristic

20.  availability heuristic

21.  anchoring heuristic

22.  framing effect

23.  language

24.  phoneme

25.  morpheme

26.  syntax

27.  semantics

28.  overregularization

29.  language acquisition  device