General Psychology-History (GRE Psychology): Questions 12 - 15 of 18

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Question number: 12

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It has been said that no two people have the same parents, since parents respond to and treat each child differently. Dan and Skinner would probably________ with this statement because ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

agree; one’s environment changes based on one’s responses to it

b.

disagree; siblings exhibit similarities learned from their parents

c.

agree; siblings exhibit similarities learned from their parents

d.

agree; siblings exhibit dissimilarities learned from parents

Question number: 13

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“Jealousy has evolved, in the case of woman; to make sure her children are the only ones her man cares about and, in the case of man, to insure that all his woman’s children are his. ” This statement would most likely be made by a (n)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

social learning theorist

b.

sociobiologist

c.

psychoanalyst

d.

ethicist

Question number: 14

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

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Gustav Fechner

b.

Sigmund Freud

c.

Wilhelm Wundt

d.

Johannes Muller

Question number: 15

» 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?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

How the environment is constantly affecting our behavior

b.

people do not understand the meaning of life

c.

How people find ultimate meaning in their lives

d.

Internal, mostly unconscious psychological forces

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