Lifespan Development (GRE Psychology): Questions 7 - 12 of 54

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Question number: 7

» Lifespan Development » Social and Personality

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The primary lesson of the Zimbardo prison study was

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Choice (4) Response

a.

that people’s behavior depends largely on the roles they are asked to play

b.

how quickly people are influenced by power

c.

how quickly people are corrupted by power

d.

that students are very suggestible and are not good research subjects

Question number: 8

» Lifespan Development » Development Theories, Applications and Issues

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Which of the following individuals is associated with the discovery of secure versus insecure infant attachment?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Mary Ainsworth

b.

Anna Freud

c.

Matina Horner

d.

Diana Baumrind

Question number: 9

» Lifespan Development » Intelligence

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Which of the following types of intelligence would be most important in answering trivia questions?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Fluid

b.

Practical

c.

Crystallized

d.

Bodily kinesthetic

Question number: 10

» Lifespan Development » Emotion

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Most people agree that the ingredients of love include a mixture of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

friendship, passion, and attachment

b.

passion, intimacy, and commitment

c.

commitment, sacrifice, and trust

d.

ambivalence, passion, and game-playing

Question number: 11

» Lifespan Development » Development Theories, Applications and Issues

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Which of the following groups of theorists offer stage models of development?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Piaget, Freud, and Erikson

b.

Piaget, Freud, and Kohlberg

c.

Freud. Adler, and Piaget

d.

Freud, Maslow, and Watson

Question number: 12

» Lifespan Development » Perception and Cognition

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Scott’s family has a cat, so when he sees any small four-legged furry creature, he says “doggie. ” The pattern of thought that provides Scott with a concept with which to compare his understanding of “doggie” is called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

object permanence.

b.

maturation

c.

a schema.

d.

accommodation.

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