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  1. the perception that one controls one's own fate. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 625)
  2. giving priority to the goals of one's group (often one's extended family or work group) and defining one's identity accordingly. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 121)
  3. one's feelings of high or low self-worth. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 632)
  4. our sense of controlling our environment rather than feeling helpless. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 625)
  5. the interacting influences between personality and environmental factors. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 623)
  6. views behavior as influenced by the interaction between persons (and their thinking) and their social context. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 623)

6 True/False Questions

  1. empirically derived testa test (such as the MMPI) developed by testing a pool of items and then selecting those that discriminate between groups. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 617)

          

  2. Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI)a questionnaire (often with true-false or agree-disagree items) on which people respond to items designed to gauge a wide range of feelings and behaviors; used to assess selected personality traits. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 615)

          

  3. traita characteristic pattern of behavior or a disposition to feel and act, as assessed by self-report inventories and peer reports. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 613)

          

  4. self-serving biasa readiness to perceive oneself favorably (Myers Psychology 8e p. 634)

          

  5. individualismgiving priority to one's own goals over group goals, and defining one's identity in terms of personal attributes rather than group identifications. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 121)

          

  6. personality inventoryour sense of controlling our environment rather than feeling helpless. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 625)

          

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