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GACE Behavioral Science: Personality Development & Theories Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. According to the self-esteem movement, which behavior would be something that parents and teachers should do?

Question 2 2. The psychologist who introduced the idea of the inferiority complex was named _____.

Question 3 3. Neuroticism is a term used by psychologists to describe a tendency of certain people to

Question 4 4. Which of the following describes Freud's legacy?

Question 5 5. Adrian is the oldest child in a family of two boys. From the time he was born, Adrian was pampered. During the first couple years of his life, it was determined that Adrian was extremely bright, and his parents worked to give him every opportunity to encourage his creativity and learning. When his brother, Gary, was born, he was neglected by his parents. According to Alfred Adler, how might this neglected child feel?

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Question 6 6. What is the psychological term for 'feelings'?

Question 7 7. Who was the individual who affected Jung's works greatly but whom he also had a rift with when Jung began to formulate his own ideas and theories?

Question 8 8. What is the relationship between real challenges and increased self-esteem?

Question 9 9. A person who 'accidentally' deletes a coworker's presentation because the coworker forgot their lunch date is expressing _____.

Question 10 10. Cece went for a walk in the park. Along one of the hiking trails, she spotted a $20 bill on the ground. No one was around to claim it. What would her superego tell her to do?

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Question 11 11. Tommy has a strong sense of morality. According to Freud, this would indicate he has worked through which of the following feelings?

Question 12 12. In self-understanding, the _____ is tied to a person's deep down feelings and motivations and how he wants to react to them, while the _____ is the part of a person that is about understanding and obeying the rules of society.

Question 13 13. Prevailing theories in psychology suggest that the main factors influencing our personalities include all of the following EXCEPT which one?

Question 14 14. Jessica recognizes that she loves God and dislikes when people are not treated fairly. Jessica knows this about herself and it makes her different from other people, which is her _____.

Question 15 15. Which of these includes archetypes?

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Question 16 16. Carl Rogers' therapy included emphasis on all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 17 17. How does the reality principle work?

Question 18 18. How have twin studies proven to be beneficial?

Question 19 19. According to Freud, how might parents being overly demanding during toilet training affect a person's development?

Question 20 20. How is George Valliant important to the study of Freudian defense mechanisms?

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Question 21 21. According to Freud, someone who compulsively bites their nails might have experienced which of the following as a young child?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is part of the human psyche?

Question 23 23. Personality traits that are innate make up a person's _____.

Question 24 24. A personality trait is considered to be _____.

Question 25 25. A star athlete who thinks he isn't talented is:

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is one of the four functions of personality, according to Jung's theory of personality?

Question 27 27. The results of the self-esteem movement were mixed at best. Which of the following supports the dubious value of the self-esteem movement?

Question 28 28. The teacher asks her student, Isaac, to read a book in front of his second grade class. He stands in front of the class and reads the book fluently. What would be the BEST response from his teacher?

Question 29 29. The Minnesota Twin Study found that _____.

Question 30 30. _____ is the degree to which an infant reacts to stimuli.

GACE Behavioral Science: Personality Development & Theories Chapter Exam Instructions

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