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Consider the following syllogism: If p then q. p q This syllogism is a(n) syllogism.
 
  a. abstract conditional
  b. concrete conditional
  c. abstract categorical
  d. concrete categorical

Question 2

The validity of a syllogism depends on
 
  a. the truth of its premises.
  b. the truth of its conclusion.
  c. its form.
  d. both the truth of its premises and the truth of its conclusion.

Question 3

An experiment measures participants' performance in judging syllogisms. Two premises and a conclusion are presented as stimuli, and participants are asked to indicate (yes or no) if the conclusion logically follows from the premises. Error rates are then calculated for each syllogism. This experiment studies reasoning.
 
  a. deductive
  b. intuitive
  c. falsification
  d. inductive

Question 4

If you are given the information that in order to vote in a presidential election, you must be at least 18 years of age, and that Will voted in the last presidential election, you can logically conclude that Will is at least 18 years old. This is an example of using reasoning.
 
  a. inductive
  b. deductive
  c. conjunctive
  d. descriptive

Question 5

In an experiment that combined both physiological and behavioral approaches to the study of decision making, PFC activity was recorded while participants accepted or rejected proposals to split a sum of money (10). PFC activation was
 
  a. greatest for accepted offers.
  b. greatest for rejected offers.
  c. the same for accepted and rejected offers.
  d. dependent on how much money the responder was offered.
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Answer to q. 1

a

Answer to q. 2

c

Answer to q. 3

a

Answer to q. 4

b

Answer to q. 5

c
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