A-AS Level (CIE) Psychology: Specimen Questions with Answers 8 - 9 of 299

Question 8

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Brief about specific learning disorder (Marks 5)

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Specific learning disorder are as follows

  • DSM-5 describes specific learning disorder as academic performance that is substantially below what would be expected given the person’s age, intelligent quotient score and education
  • These problems can be seen as difficulties with reading, mathematics and written expression
  • All are defined by performance that falls for short of expectations based on intelligence and school preparation
  • Communication and motor related disorder seem closely related to specific learning disorder which includes speech fluency disorder, language disorder etc.

Question 9

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Explain High achievement people and their challenges in their work in your own words (4 Marks)

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Any appropriate response- for example they prefer to work on moderately challenging tasks. They do not like to work on very easy tasks, where there is no challenge and so no satisfaction of their achievement needs. They tend to raise their level of aspiration in a realistic way

High achievement people

High Achievement People

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