Iota-SoT-VUB Thinking about Thinking, Quiz 1
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The Brain
1. Which statement is correct about the salience network? [Choose 1 answer]
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2. Which lobe is primarily responsible for hearing and language? [Choose 1 answer]
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3. A driver fails to notice a pedestrian who has just stepped out into the road. This is an example of: [Choose 1 answer]
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4. Please select one of the two topics and explain. Topic 1: In what way can you relate to the statement that the brain reflects the life one lives? Topic 2: How can we use the neuroplasticity feature to transform our minds? [1 paragraph]
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What is Thinking?
5. Which of the following is NOT an intrinsic obstacle to effective thinking in the brain? [Choose 1 answer]
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6. Which of the following is NOT correct? [Choose 1 answer]
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7. Associating the topic you are reflecting on with a random word is useful because: [Choose 1 answer]
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8. Which thinking method(s) do you personally consider most effective for producing good ideas, and why? [1 paragraph]
2 points
Embodied Cognition
9. According to Radical Embodied Cognitive Science (Malinin 2019), embedded cognition is defined as the idea that: [Choose 1 answer]
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10. The Victorian thinking about embodiment that influenced field sciences consisted of: [Choose 1 answer]
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11. If cognition is embodied, embedded, enactive and extended, as Radical Embodied Cognitive Science proposes, is our increased reliance on smartphones, algorithms, robots, automated processes, and posthuman/ transhuman embellishments, simply a continuity in human cognition, or a significant new event transforming cognition? [1 paragraph]
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Symbolic Cognition
12. In the video included in your bundle#2 Stephen Wolfram is speaking about mathematics as a system of axioms. Based on the paper 'On the Autonomous Cognitive Agency of Social Systems' (in the same bundle): is mathematics a social system? [Choose 1 answer]
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13. The following paragraph from Kaidi Wu's article on hypocognition illustrates that: [Choose 1 answer]
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14. Speaking of the Romeo and Juliet quote in the context of what we have been discussing in the 'Symbolic cognition' class (the visual reminder below): do you think that the rose by any other name would always smell as sweet? [1 paragraph]
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Intelligence
15. According to Jacobsen, M.E. (2000), a balanced expression of giftedness related traits, a prerequisite for evolutionary intelligence, is shown by: [Choose 1 answer]
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16. IQ tests can help estimate someone’s intelligence because: [Choose 1 answer]
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17. From the following statements, one or more describe or strongly resonate with the concept of Open-ended intelligence, while the rest are sophisticated confusing slogans. Mark all the ones which describe or resonate with Open-ended intelligence and only them. [Choose all that apply]
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18. 'There are people who are undeniably highly gifted' — 'Living with associated traits can be quite a challenge' — 'Society should make an extra effort to support gifted people' — 'It's in society's best interest to do so.' What is your response to these statements? [1 paragraph]
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19. Please describe one aspect of the concept of “open-ended intelligence” that to your understanding differentiates it most significantly from the more conventional definitions of intelligence. Improvisations on what was said in class are welcome but not everything goes… [1 paragraph]
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20. Please describe a real-life situation or a problem you faced that the concept of “open-ended Intelligence” could help you to make sense of in a novel or surprising way. If you do not find such a situation, a fictional story that convincingly makes the point is equally accepted. [1 paragraph]
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