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

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Question number: 1

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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

G factor

b.

Language skills

c.

Musical skills

d.

Social skills

e.

Self-knowledge

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?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Object sorting.

b.

Design reproduction using a pencil.

c.

mechanical layering

d.

Design reproduction using sticks.

e.

Color sorting.

Question number: 3

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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 (5) Response

a.

acoustic effect

b.

atmosphere effect

c.

top-down processing

d.

semantic priming

e.

chunking

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 (5) Response

a.

Metacognitive theory

b.

Sperry theory

c.

Post-traumatic stress theory

d.

James-Lange theory

e.

Cannon-Bard 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?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Einstein

b.

Newell and Simon

c.

Pearson

d.

Collins and Quillian

e.

Collins and Loftus

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