A-AS Level (CIE) Psychology: Specimen Questions with Answers 205 - 206 of 299

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Dichotomy corollary was explained by whom? - Explain (Marks 4)

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  • Dichotomy Corollary was explained by George Kelley- Two mutually exclusive alternatives. All constructs are Bipolar and dichotomous. This is necessary if we are to anticipate future events correctly. Just as we note similarities among people or events, we must also account for dissimilarities.

  • For example, it is not enough to have a construct about a friend hat describe the personal characteristics of honesty, we must also consider the opposite, dishonesty, to explain how the honest person is different from the person who is not honest

Dichotomy Corollary was explained by George Kelley

Dichotomy Corollary Was Explained by George Kelley

Question number: 206

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List out the characteristics of Dysprosody (Mark 3)

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  • Dysprosody is the rarest neurological speech disorder. It is characterized by alterations in intensity, in the timing of utterance segments, rhythm and information of words

  • The changes to the duration, the fundamental frequency, and the intensity of tonic and atonic syllables of the sentences spoken, deprive an individual’s particular speech of its characteristics

  • The cause of Dysprosody is usually associated with neurological pathologies such as brain vascular accidents, cranioencephalic traumatisms and brain tumours

Characteristics of Dysprosody

Characteristics of Dysprosody

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