General Psychology-History [GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology]: Questions 1 - 3 of 18

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Question 1

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Dr. Dan believes that every child is born a “blank slate.” Children՚s early environments shape their personalities, though the children may be continually affected by their environments as they grow. Everything comes down to a simple principle in Dr. Dan՚s mind: If our behaviors are followed by satisfying consequences, we will repeat them, and if the consequences are unsatisfying, we won՚t repeat them, this is a kind of ________ therapist.

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

cognitive

b.

behavioral

c.

psychoanalytic

d.

humanistic

e.

psychodynamic

Question 2

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Introductory psychology students study research methods in order to

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

be able to manipulate statistics to their advantage

b.

Be able to use others experiences as proofs

c.

be able to use their own experiences as scientific proofs

d.

find proof for their existing beliefs so they can argue against those who disagree

e.

be able to critically evaluate psychological findings

Question 3

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The structuralist school of psychology viewed consciousness as

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

a collective unit passed down genetically

b.

divided into three separate layers

c.

a set of discrete sensations

d.

a blank slate waiting for experience

e.

a flow of ideas without clear boundaries