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Personality Psychology and the Self Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why would you conclude that a person likes another person?

Question 2 2. 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?

Question 3 3. Starting in infancy, the belief that we are not as good as others is known as a/an _____.

Question 4 4. Which of the following statements is true about the self-awareness theory?

Question 5 5. Which of these people is most likely to engage in destructive behavior like drinking or drugs?

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Question 6 6. According to the self-perception theory, which of these people is most likely to change his or her mind?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is one of Freud's three parts of the personality

Question 8 8. According to Freud, people who get into fights tend to be motivated by _____.

Question 9 9. The phase of self that is considered the present and the future self is known as the _____.

Question 10 10. Which of these people is most likely to define themselves according to a large group?

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Question 11 11. The psychologist who introduced the idea of the inferiority complex was named _____.

Question 12 12. How did Alfred Adler believe a pampering parenting style could affect the inferiority complex?

Question 13 13. Why is a high school program that requires its students to perform community service, expected to reduce risky behaviors and pregnancies in teens?

Question 14 14. Mark is taking a high-stakes university exam and is sitting next to the smartest student in the class. Mark can clearly see his classmate's responses but refrains from copying the answers. Which of the following is affecting Mark's behavior?

Question 15 15. Freud maintained that the psychosexual development of a person's personality occurs during which of the following key stages:

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Question 16 16. Which of these people is most likely to have an interdependent view of themselves?

Question 17 17. The organizational function of the self _____.

Question 18 18. According to the self-perception theory, when people aren't sure what they are feeling, they _____.

Question 19 19. The stage in the looking-glass self concept in which one synthesizes external views about oneself and internal reactions is known as _____.

Question 20 20. Which of the following is one of Freud's three levels of consciousness

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Question 21 21. In the facial expression experiment, which people found cartoons the funniest?

Question 22 22. Introspection is defined as _____.

Question 23 23. According to Mead and Cooley, the self is developed through _____.

Question 24 24. Ted thinks his teacher and friends view him as intelligent. He takes in these views and reacts to them. Which stage of looking-glass self personality development would this represent?

Question 25 25. According to the self-awareness theory, what emotion is someone likely to experience if they focus on themselves and realize that their behavior does not meet their internal standards?

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Question 26 26. The executive function of the self _____.

Question 27 27. Why wouldn't a solitary activity such as reading a book contribute to the development of 'self'?

Question 28 28. One problem with introspection is that _____.

Question 29 29. Why did Alfred Adler feel the best parenting style was a balance between pampering and neglectful?

Question 30 30. Which of these contributes to people's sense of self?

Personality Psychology and the Self Chapter Exam Instructions

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