General Psychology-History [GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology]: Questions 7 - 9 of 18

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Question 7

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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.

understand what involves him away from the pattern

b.

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.

c.

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

d.

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

e.

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

Question 8

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

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

Aquinas

b.

Locke

c.

Rousseau

d.

Mill

e.

Kant

Question 9

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Neuropsychology was formerly a specialty area

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

practiced only by chiropractors.

b.

within clinical psychology.

c.

by general psychologists

d.

of medicine.

e.

within counseling psychology.