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In the United States and other western cultures, the path to heightened levels of self-esteem is believed to bea. a complete understanding of one's selfb. group successc. personal successd. an accurate assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of the group to which one belongs.
1. In the United States and other western cultures, the path to heightened levels of self-esteem is believed to bea. a complete understanding of one's selfb. group successc. personal successd. 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-Freudianb. traitc. behaviorald. humanistic
3. According to behavioral personality theorists, what is predictable about personality is that people tend toa. 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 thata. 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 egob. self-image and ideal selfc. ego ideal and conscienced. psychosexual stages and psychosocial stages
6. The main criticism of humanistic theory is thata. it emphasizes the negative dimensions of personalityb. 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 EXCEPTa. gain rapid insight into personalityb. select people for jobs, college, or special programsc. control a client's behavior in therapyd. 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 aa. halo effectb. self-promoting beliefc. public self-conciousnessd. over evaluation
9. The MMPI-2 was primarily desighneda. to identify people with particular psychological problemsb. for use with children under age 10c. for use with the intellectually disabled peopled. to identify vocational prefrences
10. The validity scales on the MMPI-2a. are designed to detect habitual dishonestyb. identify antisocial or delinquent peoplec. detect unconscious motives the test-taker might normally lie aboutd. detect attempts to make oneself look good or bad
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 Testb. MMPI-2; Roscharchc. 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 behinda. objective testsb. rating scalesc. projective testsd. 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 thea. MMPI-2b. Roscharchc. TATd. 16 PF
15. a major disadvantage of projective tests is thata. they are unstructuredb. scoring is highly involved and overly objectivec. they are of little use to clinical psychologistsd. 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 scalesb. a test batteryc. a behavioral assessmentd. a diagnostic profile set
17. psychological researchers believe that sudden murderers explode into violence because theya. are shy, restrained and inexpressiveb. probably suffer from brain damagec. engage in frequent periods of extroversiond. are essentially schizophrenic
18. which of the following represents a basic element of shyness?a. self-defeating biasb. social anxietyc. lack of social skillsd. 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 bya. social anxiety being a lasting personality traitb. private self-consciousnessc. a situational cause of shynessd. all of these
20. in general, non-shy peoplea. have higher self-esteem than shy peopleb. give themselves credit for social successc. recognize that social failures are often due to circumstancesd. all of the above
21. the best way to overcome shyness is toa. enhance social skillsb. lower one’s anxiety by accepting that shyness is an inherited problemc. learn to enjoy solituded. increase one’s public self-consciousness