A-AS Level (CIE) Psychology: Specimen Questions with Answers 255 - 257 of 299

Question 255


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Expand SB5 and subtests of SB5 (8 Mark)


Stanford-Binet test (SB5)

SB5 is comprised of 5 composite scores each with a verbal and nonverbal test-let, for a total of 10 subtests.

Verbal subtests

Factor indices- Fluid reasoning

- Activities: Early reasoning, Verbal Absurdities and verbal analogies,



Quantitative reasoning-

Verbal quantitative reasoning

Visual-spatial reasoning

Position and direction

Working memory

Memory for sentences, last word

Nonverbal subtests

  • Fluid reasoning-Object/series/matrices
  • Knowledge- Procedural knowledge, Picture Absurdities

  • Quantitative reasoning-Nonverbal quantitative reasoning

  • Visual-spatial processing- Form board, Form patterns

  • Working memory- Delayed response, Block span

Question 256


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List out the factors involved in effectiveness of punishment (Marks 4)


Among the factors involved in the effectiveness of punishment are

  • Intensity
  • Consistency

  • Contingency between behavior and punishment

  • Strength of response being punished

  • Adaptation to punishment

The Effectiveness of Punishment

Question 257


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Differentiate ego identity and identity crisis (Marks 4)


Ego identity- The self-image formed during adolescence that integrates our ideas of what we are and what we want to be

Identity crisis- The failure to achieve ego identity during adolescence

Differentiate Ego Identity and Identity Crisis