GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology: Questions 27 - 30 of 442

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Question number: 27

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Stress, Conflict, Coping

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In his revised psychoanalytic theory, Freud named which of the following as the central source of conflict?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Secondary process

b.

Superego

c.

Eros and Thanatos

d.

Libido

e.

Pleasure Principle

Question number: 28

» Lifespan Development » Nature-Nurture

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Dr. Scott’s class is learning about genes and explains that not all of the information contained in our genes is used, either because the environment doesn’t trigger certain tendencies, or because another genetic tendency took precedence. All of a person’s genetic information, regardless of whether particular tendencies are expressed, is called

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

phenotype.

b.

alleles.

c.

chromosomes.

d.

genotype.

e.

eugenics

Question number: 29

» Measurement and Methodology » Ethics and Legal Issues

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The Bayley Scales of Infant Development do which of the following?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Measure intelligence in preschoolers

b.

Guide parents in school placement

c.

Measure IQ in preschoolers

d.

Measure cognition in infants

e.

Help to identity mentally retarded infants

Question number: 30

» Measurement and Methodology » Research Designs

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Which of the following is NOT a function of statistics in psychological research?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

They help researchers evaluate the impact of the independent variable relative to the amount of variability in the data.

b.

They provide a standard for evaluating results.

c.

They enable other researchers to replicate the experiment.

d.

They enable researchers to determine whether or not the null hypothesis should be rejected.

e.

They summarize the data of an experiment.

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