PSY 111-01 General Psychology Instructor: Dr. Shaila Khan
Ch. 8 Cognitive Language and Creativity
Due on : Tuesday, July 14, 2020 By 12 midnight
DO EITHER J#7, J#8 OR J#9
· TYPE YOUR JOURNAL IN DOUBLE SPACE & SUBMIT IN APA STYLE
· DO NOT TYPE THE QUESTION. JUST GIVE # TO YOUR ANSWERS AND ANSWER IN SEPARATE PARAGRAPHS (Ans 2A, 2B 2C) DON’T ANSWER ALL IN ONE PARAGRAPH,
· YOUR JOURNAL SHOULD BE WITHIN 3-4 PAGES
ANSWER ALL FIVE QUESTIONSINCLUDING A, B, & C Parts .
The Bonus questions are the same. Answer them only once
Q1(A) To better remember the stages of creative thinking, make up a short story that includes these words: orient, prepare, in Cuba, illuminate, verify.
(B) Explain in your own words how representative and base rates contribute to thinking errors. (20 points).
Q2 (A) Identify at least one problem that you have solved mechanically?
(B) Now identify a problem that you solved by understanding.
(C) Did the second problem involve finding a general solution, a functional solution, or both? What heuristics did you use to solve the problem? (20 points).
Q3 (A) What is the most insightful solution that you’ve ever come up with?
(B) Did it involve selective encoding, combination or comparison?
(C) Can you think of a time you overcame functional fixedness to solve a problem (20 points)?
Q4.(A) Make up a sentence that would require convergent thinking to answer. Now, do the same for divergent thinking.
(B) On which if the tests of creativity described in the text do you think you would do best
(C) Explain in your own words how representativeness and base rates contribute to thinking errors. (20 points).
Q5 (A) Name some ways in which you have used imagery in the thinking you have done today. Were the images you used created or stored? Were any synesthetic or Kinesthetic?
(B) Write a conceptual rule for the following idea: unicycle.
(C) Were you able to define the concept with a rule? Would positive and negative help make the concept clearer to others (20 points).
ADDITIONAL BONUS QUESTIONS : (10 POINTS )ANSWER ALL THREE QUESTIONS
Q1. Did you enjoy doing the journals in this course? Why and why not? State at least five reasons in
favor of your answer (5 Points)?
Q2.Which of the five journals you enjoyed doing the most? State your reasons. Was the course up to
your expectations (2.5 Points)?
Q3. State what you liked most about the course and what you disliked most about the course (2.5