All GRE Subject Test: Psychology Resources
Example Question #1 : Perception & Cognition
Which of the following cognitive psychologists is associated with the field of structuralism?
None of these
Edward Titchener (1867-1922) was a member of the structuralist field of thought. He and the other structural psychologists aimed to reduce psychological phenomena down to its basic mental processes.
Example Question #2 : Perception & Cognition
At what age is an infant expected to say their first words?
An infant is expected to say their first words at 12-15 months, show object permanence, walk unassisted, and can exhibit separation anxiety. At 4-6 months, infants start to babble or repeat sounds. At 7-11 months, infants can imitate sounds but not usually say their first word yet. At 16-18 months, toddlers are expected to be able to say around 10 words.
Example Question #3 : Perception & Cognition
At what age is an infant expected to imitate sounds and respond to their own name?
An infant starts imitating sounds, using gestures, and responding to their own name and simple instructions at 7-11 months. By 12-15 months, an infant is expected to say their first words. At 4-6 months, infants start to babble or repeat sounds but don't yet respond to their own name. At 1-3 months, infants are only cooing or gurgling in response to attention.