General Psychology (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 7 - 10 of 24

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Question number: 7

» General Psychology » Industrial-Organizational Psychology

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Paul got his first job at Ace Manufacturing and worked there until his retirement. He reports that he was very happy at work for the entire time he was there. According to research cited in your text, which finding is characterized by Paul’s feelings?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Both of these statements apply to Paul’s feelings.

b.

First statement applies to Paul’s feelings

c.

Neither of these statements applies to Paul’s feelings.

d.

The emotional disposition of a worker is related to long-term job satisfaction.

e.

There is evidence that job satisfaction remains relatively stable over time.

Question number: 8

» General Psychology » History

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Find the pair which does not match:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Dewey

Functionalism

b.

Frankl

Cognitive Psychology

c.

Adler

individual Psychology

d.

Titchener

Structuralism

e.

James

Stream of Consciousness

Question number: 9

» General Psychology » History

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The detailed analysis of the conscious perception of physical stimuli was given its first major boost by

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Koffka, who founded Gestalt psychology

b.

Wundt, who advocated introspectionism

c.

James, who studied the stream of conscious

d.

Hering, who studied color vision

e.

Horney, who advocated self-analysis

Question number: 10

» General Psychology » History

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Dan has difficulty with dating. Whenever his friends point out a woman they think he should approach, he finds himself thinking about how she will probably reject him. As a result, he rarely asks anyone out, and he complains to his friends that women don’t like “nice guys. ” A cognitive psychologist would probably say that Dan should

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

work towards what is most important to him rather than focusing on his friends’ ideas of what is attractive or on their insistence that he find someone to date.

b.

use free association to explore long-forgotten childhood experiences and traumas.

c.

understand what involves him away from the pattern

d.

examine his childhood experiences for the source of his lack of confidence.

e.

examine his thoughts and actions to see what keeps him stuck in this pattern.

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