NTA-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II): Questions 1494 - 1498 of 5827

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Question number: 1494

» Research Aptitude » Types of Research

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A correlation coefficient is best characterized as a

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indication of the likelihood that an experimental finding will be replicated by others.

b.

index of the causal direction between an independent and dependent variable.

c.

measure influence of one variable on experiment.

d.

measure of the extent of the relationship between two variables.

e.

measure of the likelihood that observed differences may be attributed to chance.

Question number: 1495

» Thinking and Reasoning » Characteristics of Thinking and Reasoning

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Thought that is intuitive, haphazard, or personal is termed

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inductive thought.

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illogical thought.

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deductive thought.

d.

apparent thought.

e.

logical thought.

Question number: 1496

» Therapeutic Approaches » Psychotherapy

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The first true psychotherapy was developed by ________ around the turn of the century to treat cases of ________.

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Alder; neurosis

b.

Eysenck; neurosis

c.

Pinel; psychosis

d.

Freud; hysteria

e.

Bictre; hysteria

Question number: 1497

» Personality » Determinants of Personality

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One problem psychologists have with personality types is they

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oversimplify personality.

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are hypothetical constructs.

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describe character, not personality.

d.

highly complicated personality

e.

are not observable or measurable.

Question number: 1498

» Learning » Operant Conditioning

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Edward Thorndike’s principle that a behavior followed by a satisfying state of affairs is strengthened and a behavior followed by an annoying state of affairs is weakened became known as:

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observational learning

b.

instrumental conditioning

c.

law of effect

d.

operant conditioning

e.

classical conditioning

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