General Psychology (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 19 - 21 of 24

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Question number: 19

» General Psychology » History

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Which of the following figures is credited with founding the first laboratory dedicated to psychology?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Gustav Fechner

b.

Johannes Muller

c.

Sigmund Freud

d.

Thomas Harvey

e.

Wilhelm Wundt

Question number: 20

» General Psychology » History

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After encountering a number of patients who had physical problems without any apparent physical cause, Sigmund Freud reasoned that the causes must be psychological and beyond his patients’ conscious awareness. Freud’s patient, Anna O. , sometimes developed paralysis in her limbs even though there was nothing physically wrong with her & he eventually developed a theory he called psychoanalysis based on this observation. What was Freud actually analyzing?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Internal, mostly unconscious psychological forces

b.

How the environment is constantly affecting our behavior

c.

people do not understand the meaning of life

d.

How people find ultimate meaning in their lives

e.

Physical causes of psychological problems

Question number: 21

» General Psychology » Industrial-Organizational Psychology

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Workers Barry and Rob have the same boss. Both workers have equivalent job performance. Their boss also likes both of them equally. Yet Barry did not get as good of an evaluation from the boss as Rob did. Considering this information, what could be a factor influencing the boss in their job evaluations?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

The boss is subject to a distributional error.

b.

The boss had a better first impression of Rob than of Barry.

c.

The boss was arbitrary and gave both ratings for no reason.

d.

The boss is trying to avoid giving too many high ratings.

e.

The boss is subject to classic error

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