Thinking-Representation (Categorization, Imagery, Schemas, Scripts) (GRE Psychology): Questions 1 - 5 of 8

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Question number: 1

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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

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a.

top-down processing

b.

chunking

c.

atmosphere effect

d.

semantic priming

Question number: 2

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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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a.

Pearson

b.

Collins and Loftus

c.

Newell and Simon

d.

Einstein

Question number: 3

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

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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: 4

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

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a.

Creativity

b.

semantic shifts

c.

Reaction time

d.

EEG readings

Question number: 5

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In general, people attach concepts and attributes to items and events. This knowledge is used to categorize and understand new stimuli and is best known as a person’s

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a.

schema

b.

algorithm

c.

metacognition

d.

heuristic

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