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Information Processing Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
  • Answer 27 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. What do people use to solve problems and process information meaningfully?

2. Metacognition requires the ability to...

3. If attended to - the information enters into the working memory - still a limited capacity - 30 seconds without rehearsal

4. Making sense of appropriate information - making the appropriate decision and preparing the necessary action.

5. Extent to which a person can choose a certain stimulus over others

6. Adolescents are better at understanding what is required to...

7. Long term memories are laid down in patterns called...

8. The ability to size up situations and do what is needed to adapt

9. Feedback from yourself - feeling how the action went.

10. Feedback from an external force such as a coach - team mate or the crowd.

11. Length of time you can attend to stimulus

12. Some behaviors are so well learned that they require very little...

13. Students who are not self-regulated (just want it) need more...

14. Gives information on the effectiveness of a response or action.

15. Information moves through a...

16. Adolescents have superior ability in these areas

17. The skills required to do well on standarized test

18. The ability to use one's experience to formulate new ideas

19. The most significant adolescent ability

20. This strength of one's own plays an important role in determining how one processes information

21. People have what type of capacity to process information?

22. Info that is processed through some type of rehearsal

23. People must process information to make it...

24. Linguistic - Logical/ Mathematical - musical - visual/spatail - bodily - kinesthetic - interperonal - intrapersonal - naturalist - spiritualist - existential

25. _______ set their own goals - are aware of their present state of knowledge and where they want to be - and are internally motivated

26. Various concepts are connected to each other in a...

27. Brief - limited capacity - if not further processed - information is lost