General Psychology (GRE Psychology): Questions 8 - 11 of 24

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Question number: 8

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Dewey

Functionalism

b.

Frankl

Cognitive Psychology

c.

James

Stream of Consciousness

d. All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 9

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

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Horney, who advocated self-analysis

b.

Wundt, who advocated introspectionism

c.

Koffka, who founded Gestalt psychology

d.

James, who studied the stream of conscious

Question number: 10

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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 (4) Response
a.

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

b.

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

c.

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

d.

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.

Question number: 11

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A philosopher whose ideas could be considered a precursor of modern behaviorism was

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Mill

b.

Locke

c.

Kant

d.

Aquinas

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