General Psychology (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 11 - 15 of 24

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Question number: 11

» General Psychology » History

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

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Kant

b.

Rousseau

c.

Aquinas

d.

Mill

e.

Locke

Question number: 12

» General Psychology » Industrial-Organizational Psychology

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Andy advises her company that it would lose less money on absenteeism if it provided free childcare for all employees. Andy is functioning as a (n)

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Choice (5) Response

a.

forensic psychologist.

b.

clinical psychologist.

c.

Therapeutic psychologist

d.

industrial-organizational psychologist.

e.

human factors psychologist.

Question number: 13

» General Psychology » History

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Neuropsychology was formerly a specialty area

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Choice (5) Response

a.

by general psychologists

b.

within clinical psychology.

c.

of medicine.

d.

within counseling psychology.

e.

practiced only by chiropractors.

Question number: 14

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As a school of psychology, Structuralism

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a.

has as little influence on modern psychology as phrenology

b.

brought the study of psychology into the laboratory

c.

was wiped out by political events in Europe

d.

had an important influence on Freuds structural ideas of id, ego, and superego

e.

is now recognized as having held psychology back from its own independent development

Question number: 15

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While reading a magazine, Dan sees an advertisement that claims that a new weight loss tablet will help anyone lose weight without exercising. The advertisement includes a picture of a woman when she was obese and another picture of her looking thin and fit. Though the pictures are very compelling, Dan knows that she needs to examine advertisements critically. Which of the following questions best represents critical thinking?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Why would this woman agree to be in this advertisement?

b.

Is this woman a professional model?

c.

Are there other possible explanations for the woman’s weight loss, other than the tablet being advertised?

d.

is the woman first time model?

e.

What would my friends think about my taking a weight-loss tablet?

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