A-AS Level (CIE) Psychology: Specimen Questions with Answers 165 - 167 of 299

Question 165

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Differentiate common bond groups from common identity groups (Marks 4)

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Differentiating Common bond groups from Common identity groups are as follows

  • Common bond groups which tend to involve face-to-face interaction among members, the individuals in the group are bonded together. Example friendship groups, family and work teams
  • Common identity groups which states that members are linked via the category as a whole rather than face-to-face interaction often being entirely present. Example University etc.
Common Bond Groups from Common Identity Groups

Question 166

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Explain the steps in research process (Mark 7)

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  • Step-1 Identification of the problem
  • Step-2 Formulating a hypothesis
  • Step-3 Identifying, manipulating and controlling variables
  • Step-4 Formulating a research design
    • Constructing devices for observation and measurement
    • Sample selection and Data collection
  • Step-5 Data analysis and their interpretation
  • Step-6 Drawing conclusions
  • Step-7 Preparation of report and publication

Question 167

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Describe the Structure of WAIS-1V (Mark 6)

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Indices and Scales

  • Verbal Comprehension Index (VCI)
  • Perceptual Reasoning Index (PRI)
  • Working Memory Index (WMI)
  • Processing Speed Index (PSI)

Subtests

  • Verbal Comprehension Index- Similarities, Vocabulary, Information and comprehension
  • Perceptual Reasoning Index- Block design, Matrix Reasoning, visual puzzles, picture completion and figure weights
  • Working Memory Index-Digit span, Arithmetic and letter number sequencing
  • Processing Speed index-Symbol search, coding and cancellation
Structure of WAIS-1V