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Hello, Chris. I have some questions about psychology dealing with personality. Do you think you can do them for me?

Chris M.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Homework
Expert:  Chris M. replied 1 year ago.
Hello, and thanks for the question.

I might be able to assist with this. Can you post a sample question?

Thanks!
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

In the United States and other western cultures, the path to heightened levels of self-esteem is believed to be


 


a. a complete understanding of one's self


b. group success


c. personal success


d. an accurate assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of the


group to which one belongs.

Expert:  Chris M. replied 1 year ago.
Hi again,

Yes, I gave assist with these. Post the complete question set and indicate your deadline for submitting the answers.

Thanks!
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

did you get the rest of the questions?

Expert:  Chris M. replied 1 year ago.

No, I didn't. Only the first "example" question got posted.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

i have tried to send them twice, but i don't know why it didn't work?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

how about i send them in groups

Expert:  Chris M. replied 1 year ago.
Hello Ahmed,

How many questions do you have all together?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

21

Expert:  Chris M. replied 1 year ago.
Okay, try posting 1-10 and then 11-21.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

These are due by TOMORROW night.


 


 


1. In the United States and other western cultures, the path to


heightened levels of self-esteem is believed to be


 


a. a complete understanding of one's self


b. group success


c. personal success


d. an accurate assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of the


group to which one belongs.


 


2. According to the theorists, personality is acquired through classical and operant conditioning, observational learning, reinforcement, extinction, generalization, and discrimination.


 


a. Neo-Freudian


b. trait


c. behavioral


d. humanistic


 


3. According to behavioral personality theorists, what is predictable about personality is that people tend to


 


a. react in an angry and aggressive manner when frustrated.


b. be dominated by their inborn temperamental traits.


c. respond in consistent ways to certain types of situations.


d. respond differently based on their age, gender, and cultural


differences.


 


4. According to the text, early behaviorists overlooked a crucial element in their theories of personality, which is the fact that


 


a. much of behavior is affected by the situation in which it occurs.


b. behaviors are identical to personality, which is shaped by learning.


c. people have stable traits that are unchanged by experience.


d. people think and have different perceptions and expectations.


 


5. researchers have found that people with a close match between their and tend to be socially poised, confident, and resourceful, while those that have a poor match are depressed, anxious, and insecure.


 


a. id and ego


b. self-image and ideal self


c. ego ideal and conscience


d. psychosexual stages and psychosocial stages


 


6. The main criticism of humanistic theory is that


 


a. it emphasizes the negative dimensions of personality


b. it is research rather than experience-oriented.


c. its concepts are imprecise and difficult to study objectively.


d. its approach is more empirical than philisophical


 


7. Interviews are used to do all of the following EXCEPT


 


a. gain rapid insight into personality


b. select people for jobs, college, or special programs


c. control a client's behavior in therapy


d. gain information about a person through observing his or her body language.


 


8. If I rate a student highly on all traits on a college entrance form because I am impressed with their artistic talent, I am illustrating a


 


. halo effect


b. self-promoting belief


c. public self-conciousness


d. over evaluation


 


9. The MMPI-2 was primarily desighned


 


a. to identify people with particular psychological problems


b. for use with children under age 10


c. for use with the intellectually disabled people


d. to identify vocational prefrences


 


10. The validity scales on the MMPI-2


 


a. are designed to detect habitual dishonesty


b. identify antisocial or delinquent people


c. detect unconscious motives the test-taker might normally lie about


d. detect attempts to make oneself look good or bad

Expert:  Chris M. replied 1 year ago.

Okay, do you want to post the rest. I'll send the answers no later than tomorrow (11/28) afternoon.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

11. Regarding psychological assessment, which of the following is TRUE?


 


a. Psychological assessments are at least as accurate as commonly


used medical tests.


b. test scores are informative, but they can incorrectly label people.


c. A clinical psychologist trying to decide if a person has emotional


problems should use the MMPI-2 plus information from interviews


and other tests.


d. all of the above.


 


12. objective personality test is to projective personality test as


is to .


 


a. Roscharch; Thematic Apperception Test


b. MMPI-2; Roscharch


c. MMPI-2; 16 Personality Factors (16 PF)


d. TAT; MMPI-2


 


13. When you are faced with an unstructured stimulus, you must organize what you see in terms of your own life experiences. This is the rationale behind


 


a. objective tests


b. rating scales


c. projective tests


d. behavioral assessments


 


14. Jessica is being administered a personality test that requires her to tell a story about 20 rather ambiguous sketches of people in various situations. She is most likely taking the


 


a. MMPI-2


b. Roscharch


c. TAT


d. 16 PF


 


15. a major disadvantage of projective tests is that


 


a. they are unstructured


b. scoring is highly involved and overly objective


c. they are of little use to clinical psychologists


d. validity and objectivity are typically low


 


16. Helen, a psychologist, is assessing one of her new clients. Over the next 3 sessions, she administers the MMPI-2 , the Roscharch, the WAIS-IV, and the 16 PF to her client as well as conducting structured and unstructured interviews. Helen is using to assess her client’s personality and to uncover major conflicts/problems areas.


 


a. rating scales


b. a test battery


c. a behavioral assessment


d. a diagnostic profile set


 


17. psychological researchers believe that sudden murderers explode into violence because they


 


a. are shy, restrained and inexpressive


b. probably suffer from brain damage


c. engage in frequent periods of extroversion


d. are essentially schizophrenic


 


18. which of the following represents a basic element of shyness?


 


a. self-defeating bias


b. social anxiety


c. lack of social skills


d. all of these


 


19. Debbie will readily carry on conversations with her family and close friends, but she becomes shy and awkward whenever she meets a stranger. Debbie’s reaction is best explained by


a. social anxiety being a lasting personality trait


b. private self-consciousness


c. a situational cause of shyness


d. all of these


 


20. in general, non-shy people


 


a. have higher self-esteem than shy people


b. give themselves credit for social success


c. recognize that social failures are often due to circumstances


d. all of the above


 


21. the best way to overcome shyness is to


 


a. enhance social skills


b. lower one’s anxiety by accepting that shyness is an inherited problem


c. learn to enjoy solitude


d. increase one’s public self-consciousness


 


 

Expert:  Chris M. replied 1 year ago.
Okay, I got all 21 questions. As I stated, I will send you the answers no later than tomorrow afternoon, say around 2:00 PM CST. Speak to you soon.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok thats fine. just make sure I get the answers by tomorrow.
Expert:  Chris M. replied 1 year ago.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

hey chris. you might want to look at your answers, because they don't match with the questions.


 


I need you to send me the answers by tomorrow at 9 am

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

look over numbers 16 and 17.

Expert:  Chris M. replied 1 year ago.

Sorry about that. I inadvertently switched #16 and #17. Glad you caught that!
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

hey chris. my teacher gave me another set of questions just like the previous set, but this time its 51 questions. i think this is the last time he will give any more homework, because its almost the end of the semester. Do you have time for this last assignment?

Expert:  Chris M. replied 1 year ago.
Hello Amed,

I just got your reply. Do you know how much time is allotted for this question set? I can plan to be online tomorrow (11/30) at 11:00 am CST, if that works for you.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
but i have to type them and then send them. they are due next thursday.
Expert:  Chris M. replied 1 year ago.
Hello Amed,

Okay, that's fine. When you post these questions, please make a new, separate post beginning with "For Chris M." Once I receive the questions, I will get the answers back to you within about 24 hours. Also, what is the name and edition of the textbook for your course?

Thanks!
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
introduction to psychology: gateways to mind and behavior, selected chapters, 13 edition, by dennis coon and john O. Mitterer
Expert:  Chris M. replied 1 year ago.

Thanks. Speak to you soon.

-Chris M.
Expert:  Martin replied 1 year ago.
I'm trying to get through to you on your algebra question. Steve has stepped in and locked me out -- I have been trying to post your answers for 25 mintues!!!! Please start a new thread and maybe he'll let me post them this time.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
well its too late now, time is up
Expert:  Martin replied 1 year ago.
I am sorry! Steve should not have jumped in. I had the answers and his post caused me to be locked out. Again, my apologies. I'll let Steve know what has gone down here.

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