Advanced Psychology - Qp16

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 389

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Advanced Psychology - Qp16

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    McKellar (1974) define thinking as ‘the internal manipulation of symbols such as words and sensory images’.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The first stage of recalling or creating new possible solutions is referred to as ‘divergent’ thinking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Convergent thinking is more closely associated with originality and creativity, and divergent thinking with logic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Lateral thinking is another cognitive styles which is similar to convergent thinking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    ______ refers to our ability to think in terms of symbols which represent objects and events in the world.
    • A. 

      Enactive representation

    • B. 

      Iconic representation

    • C. 

      Symbolic representation

  • 6. 
    A major problem in thinking about thinking is that we are unable to directly observe the process of thinking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The ______ approach involves working out (or inferring) people’s thought processes from their behaviour.
    • A. 

      Introspection

    • B. 

      Behavioural observation

    • C. 

      Physiological measures

    • D. 

      Analysing errors

Back to Top Back to top