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  1. Personality
  2. Projective Tests
  3. Internal Validity
  4. Hans Eysenck
  5. Negative Correlation
  1. a clinical psychologist - Eysnecks Hierchial Theory:
    Psychoticism (cold, aggressive, anti-social)
    Extraversion (seeks the company of others) vs. introversion (avoids others)
    Neuroticism (worried, anxious) vs. emotional stability
  2. b when the correlation is -1.0
  3. c one problem with the experimental method - the extent to which we can say the IV is affecting the DV - experiments are high on this
  4. d present ambiguous stimuli and people project information about themselves
    ex. Rorschach ink blots; TAT (one we did for class)
  5. e refers to an individuals characteristic patterns of thought, emotion, and behavior, together with the psychological mechanisms (hidden or not) behind those patterns

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. ex. looking at police records
  2. one problem with the experimental method - the extent to which we can generate our findings to the real world - experiments are low on this
  3. one problem with the experimental method - cue in the environment/experiment that elicits a certain response
    ex. punching bag in a hott room when looking for aggression
  4. cross-culture and longitudinal research do not show dramatic change in personality over time (correlation +.65) - Big 5 is the most consistent - personality appears to be "set in stone" with age but gradual change can occur (personality becomes fixed by age 30)
  5. exam the life of one person in great detail

5 True/False questions

  1. Continuitydoes a measure asses what its intended to measure?


  2. Person-situation Debaterduring your 20's there are small but consistent changes -
    score higher on:
    1. agreeableness
    2. conscientiousness
    3. emotional stability
    4. positive affect
    score lower on:
    1. extraversion
    2. openness to experience
    3. neuroticism
    4. negative affect


  3. Correlation Disadvantages1. cannot est. causality
    2. third variable problem
    ex. trying to make a correlation between rapes committed and the amount of ice cream sold could be affected by the third variable of heat


  4. Experimenter Biasone problem with the experimental method - when an experimenter behaves in a way to elicit a response
    ex. comforting someone
    solution = double-blind study


  5. Validitydoes a measure asses what its intended to measure?


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