GRE Psychology: Questions 411 - 413 of 437

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Question number: 411

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Causes and Development of Disorders

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The term “organicity” is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

applied with reference to the peripheral nervous system.

b.

synonymous with “brain damage”.

c.

less inclusive than “neurological damage”.

d.

is a manic disorder

Question number: 412

» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures

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A researcher wants to consider the effects of preparation on standardized test scores. She plans to compare the GRE scores of students who did and did not take a preparation course for the GRE. She also plans to compare the GRE scores of students who took preparation courses though Company X, Company Y, and Company Z.

The researchers found that students who took a preparation course with Companies X and Y scored higher on the GRE than students who did not prepare. But students who took a preparation course with Company Z scored no higher on average than students who did not take a preparation course. These results are an example of

A negative correlation

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

a flat effect

b.

a main effect

c.

an interaction effect

d.

a zero correlation

Question number: 413

» Personality » Theories

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According to Freudian theory, the superego

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Choice (4) Response

a.

is present from birth

b.

contains a portion that could also be called the idealized self-image

c.

is synonymous with the rules of the society in which the person is raised

d.

can never change after a person has grown beyond the phallic stage

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