A-AS Level (CIE) Psychology: Specimen Questions with Answers 49 - 51 of 299

Question number: 49

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Explain duplicity theory of vision (Marks 4)

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We have two visual systems- Cone and rod system. Cones are the retinal elements responsible for bright light. Rods are the retinal elements responsible for dim light. This is known as duplicity theory of vision

The Duplicity theory

The Duplicity Theory

Question number: 50

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Explain Social (Pragmatic) Communication disorder

a) List out the difficulties with the social aspects of verbal and nonverbal communication (2 Marks)

b) Briefly tell about the treatment for Social (Pragmatic) Communication disorder (2 Marks)

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3 a. Verbosody, prosody, excessive switching of topics and dominating conversations

3 b. Individualized social skills training (e. g. , modeling, role playing) with an emphasis on teaching important rules necessary for carrying on conversation with others- any appropriate response

Soical Communication

Soical Communication

Question number: 51

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Explain the different stages of General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS)

a) Explain why alarm reaction is essentially the emergency response of the body. (2 Marks)

b) Why Adrenocorticotropic hormone is necessary for the stage of resistance (2 Marks)

c) The body’s capacity to respond to both continuous and new stressors has been seriously compromised in the stage of exhaustion- Explain (2 Marks)

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2 a. In this stage, prompt responses of the body, many of them mediated by the sympathetic nervous system prepare us to cope with the stressor here and now- any appropriate response

2 b. Adrenocorticotropic hormone is important in line of defense in resisting the effects of stressors- appropriate response

2 c. In this stage body has run out of its reserves of energy and immunity

Stages of General Adaptation Syndrome

Stages of General Adaptation Syndrome