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Question 1.
The term "thinking" is a synonym for ________________.


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Question 2.
The sounds of "th," "ch," and "ph" are _____________________.


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Question 3.
The language rules that determine how sounds and words can be combined and used to communicate meaning within a language are collectively known as __________________.


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Question 4.
A mental model containing the most typical features of a concept is called a(n) ___________________.


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Question 5.
Rules of thumb that do not guarantee a solution but may help bring one within reach are called _________________.


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Question 6.
Successive elimination of incorrect solutions to problems until the correct solution is found is called the _____________ problem-solving strategy.


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Question 7.
It is starting to rain and there is a very high window that is wide open. Jamie is upset because the rain is falling on her piano but she does not think to use the long handle of a broom to close the window. Which problem is Jamie exhibiting?


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Question 8.
Many people fail to solve the "pieces of chain" problem or the "six matches" problem discussed in the text because _________________.


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Question 9.
What is it called when decision-making is based on information that is most easily retrieved from memory, even though this information may not be accurate?


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Question 10.
A technique that encourages a group to generate a list of ideas without evaluation is called ____________________.


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