Thinking (GRE Psychology): Questions 1 - 5 of 16

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Question number: 1

» Thinking » Theories, Applications and Issues

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Gardner’s theory of intelligence does not recognize which of the following types of intelligence?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Self-knowledge

b.

Musical skills

c.

Language skills

d.

G factor

Question number: 2

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Which is NOT a type of task that test-takers must perform when being evaluated with the Goldstein-Scheerer Tests of Abstract Thinking?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Color sorting.

b.

Design reproduction using sticks.

c.

Object sorting.

d.

Design reproduction using a pencil.

Question number: 3

» Thinking » Representation (Categorization, Imagery, Schemas, Scripts)

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On the GRE, a student would answer a question about Erikson more quickly of it were preceded by another question about Erikson than if it were preceded by a question about physiological psychology. This effect is due to

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

top-down processing

b.

chunking

c.

atmosphere effect

d.

semantic priming

Question number: 4

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The victim of a car accident has no psychological feeling in his body. He can, however, think and speak. The man notices that since the injury, his emotions have been practically nonexistent. This situation supports which theory of emotion?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

James-Lange theory

b.

Cannon-Bard theory

c.

Sperry theory

d.

Metacognitive theory

Question number: 5

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Which of the following figures introduced the logic theorist, the first computer model of human problem solving?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Pearson

b.

Collins and Loftus

c.

Newell and Simon

d.

Einstein

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