NTA-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II): Questions 3280 - 3284 of 5827

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Question number: 3280

» Memory » Basics of Memory

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Sensory input from the environment that informs us about something that is happening there, is called ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Cognition

b.

Recognition

c.

Information

d.

Encoding

Question number: 3281

» Psychological Tests & Individual Differences » Psychological Tests

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In the context of norming a test, a sample of the population refers to

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a.

people deemed to be representative of the whole population.

b.

people deemed to be atypical of the whole population.

c.

a mixture of people who are both representative and atypical.

d.

a randomly selected group of people who share a characteristic.

Question number: 3282

» Attitude » Theories of Attitude Change

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________ explains that after publicly committing themselves to their believes, they had a strong need to maintain their stand.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Learning theory

b.

Balance theory

c.

Cognitive dissonance theory

d.

None of the above

Question number: 3283

» Sensation, Attention & Perception » ESP & Parapsychology

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Personality description provided by pseudo-psychologies are stated in general terms, which provide “a little something for everybody”. This fact is the basis of the ________.

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Palmist fallacy

b.

Fallacy of positive instances

c.

Uncritical acceptance pattern

d.

Barnum effect

Question number: 3284

» Forgetting » Theories of Forgetting

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According to the interference theory of forgetting,

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a.

forgetting is directly related to the complexity and meaningfulness of the incoming information.

b.

memory capacity is limited so that when new information is brought in, older memories must be removed.

c.

cues present at the time of learning interfere with memory retrieval.

d.

new learning can inhibit the retrieval of stored memory, and vice-versa.

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