Thinking (GRE Psychology): Questions 6 - 10 of 16

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Question number: 6

» Thinking » Problem Solving

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According to Collins and Quillian, to which of the following statements would subjects take the longer amount of time to answer “true”?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

A ballet slipper is a shoe.

b.

A sandal is a piece of clothing.

c.

A sandal is a shoe.

d.

A boot a shoe.

Question number: 7

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If during a chess game a player were to write down all of the possible moves she could make, this set of moves would be an example of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

a mental set

b.

functional fixedness

c.

a problem space

d.

a heuristic

Question number: 8

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

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According to Schachter and Singer, an emotional response would involve which of the following factors in order of appearance?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Emotion, Physiological reaction, cognition

b.

Cognition, , Physiological reaction, emotion

c.

Physiological reaction, cognition, emotion

d.

Physiological reaction, emotion, cognition

Question number: 9

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The most common way of studying human cognitive processing is to evaluate

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Creativity

b.

semantic shifts

c.

Reaction time

d.

EEG readings

Question number: 10

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Matt’s parents are physicists, and so are the parents of several of his best friends. Therefore, Matt believes that many people are employed as physicists. Matt’s reasoning is based on

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

the representativeness heuristic

b.

risky decision making

c.

a mental set

d.

the availability heuristic

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