Lifespan Development-Social and Personality [GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology]: Questions 1 - 3 of 7

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Question 1

Social and Personality

Question

MCQ▾

Shuli՚s parents expect her to get good grades and get along with her siblings, and when she breaks the rules she has to go into time out. Her parents help her understand the concepts when she has problem with homework but still expect her to do the work. She has to be ready for bed at a certain time, and arguing about bedtime doesn՚t work. Her parents always give her hugs and tell her they love her before she goes to bed. Her parents have a/an ________ parenting style.

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

authoritative

b.

authoritarian

c.

indulgent

d.

neglecting

e.

involving

Question 2

Social and Personality

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MCQ▾

The primary lesson of the Zimbardo prison study was

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

how quickly people are influenced by power

b.

how quickly people are corrupted by power

c.

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

d.

that students are very suggestible and are not good research subjects

e.

to demonstrate that certain personality types should not be in positions of authority

Question 3

Social and Personality

Question

MCQ▾

Michelle has a double stroller for her 1 year old fraternal twins. She has noticed that when someone stops to admire the children, Jonah smiles and laughs if the stranger talks to him, while Micky is more likely to look up at her mother with an uncertain expression. If the stranger talks to Micky, she ducks her head and sometimes even covers her eyes with her hands. Since Michelle has treated both of her children the same way, she knows that Jonah and Micky have different

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

temperaments.

b.

information-search strategies.

c.

habituation criteria.

d.

information processing speeds.

e.

information-diagnosis stage