Overview of Personality in Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How have twin studies proven to be beneficial?

Question 2 2. Which of the following describes Freud's legacy?

Question 3 3. A person who failed a class but tells people he got an A is experiencing denial. Why is this an unproductive way of dealing with disappointment?

Question 4 4. Which of the following statements regarding approaches to personality assessment is not true?

Question 5 5. Which of the following statements regarding personality is not true?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements is correct?

Question 7 7.

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_ (Blank) is how we see ourselves; while (blank) is the person that we would like to be.

Question 8 8. _____ are a person's usual ways of thinking, behaving and feeling.

Question 9 9. Lynette feels socially inept and has a constant fear of being shamed or rejected by others. As a result, she avoids interacting in social situations and is reserved in her close relationships. This is an example of a _____.

Question 10 10.

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_ (Blank) are thought to last for a short amount of time, while _ (blank) are thought to be consistent and endure over time.

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Question 11 11. According to Freud, the phases of psychosexual development establish our _____.

Question 12 12.

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Although both are ways of dealing with stress (blank) are unconscious, while _ (blank) are something that you consciously decide to use in order to deal with stress.

Question 13 13. Neuroticism is a term used by psychologists to describe a tendency of certain people to

Question 14 14. A star athlete who thinks he isn't talented is:

Question 15 15. According to the five-factor model of personality, what does the acronym O-C-E-A-N stand for?

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

Question 17 17. A runner who trains twice as hard after suffering a big loss in a race is experiencing _____.

Question 18 18. A statistic for measuring how much a trait in one twin compares or contrasts with the same trait in the other twin is the _____.

Question 19 19. Which of the following statements regarding studies in behavioral genetics is not correct?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is not one of Freud's stages of psychosexual development?

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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. It would be very important to have knowledge of someone's _____ in order to judge that person's personality based on physiognomy.

Question 23 23. Jed is an antagonistic person who doesn't get along well with others. You would expect him to have a low score in _____.

Question 24 24. Humanistic psychology suggests that people:

Question 25 25. How does the reality principle work?

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Question 26 26. A man who yells at his dog when he's upset with his girlfriend is experiencing _____.

Question 27 27. A personality trait is considered to be _____.

Question 28 28. Which of the following statements regarding Carl Rogers is not correct?

Question 29 29. Jared is very even-keeled and rolls with the punches whether at work or home. His friend Bill, on the other hand, easily becomes anxious and overwhelmed in many situations. What difference would you DEFINITELY expect if the two friends' personality traits were tested?

Question 30 30. What is one way the ego is different from the id and superego?

Overview of Personality in Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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