GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology: Questions 9 - 12 of 442

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Question number: 9

» Sensation and Perception » Attention

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In class, Ben is completely focused on the professor’s words, though there are noises and distractions all around him. This is best explained by

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Sensory motivation

b.

sensory overload

c.

selective attention

d.

sensory deprivation

e.

sensory adaptation

Question number: 10

» Measurement and Methodology » Psychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity

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Which of the following was NOT given by your text as a key question to ask in order to select an appropriate statistical test?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

How many independent variables are there?

b.

Is the experiment within or between subjects?

c.

What is the level of measurement of the dependent variable?

d.

Are the subjects matched?

e.

None of the above

Question number: 11

» Thinking » Thinking Theories, Applications and Issues

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Gardner’s theory of intelligence does not recognize which of the following types of intelligence?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

G factor

b.

Language skills

c.

Musical skills

d.

Social skills

e.

Self-knowledge

Question number: 12

» Lifespan Development » Development Theories, Applications and Issues

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According to the research of Piaget and Kohlberg on moral development, children about four years old

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

According to the research of Piaget and Kohlberg on moral development, children about four years old

b.

have already adopted a miniature form of their parents’ morality

c.

have only a vague idea of the concept of “winning”

d.

defy parental rules whenever parents are absent

e.

are most likely to inhibit unfavorable behavior when consistent punishment is applied

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