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  1. a 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. the scientific study of optimal human functioning; aims to discover and promote strengths and virtues that enable individuals and communities to thrive. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 628)
  3. giving 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)
  4. our sense of controlling our environment rather than feeling helpless. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 625)
  5. the perception that chance or outside forces beyond one's personal control determine one's fate. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 625)
  6. the perception that one controls one's own fate. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 625)

6 True/False Questions

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

          

  2. selfa 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)

          

  3. unconditional positive regardaccording to Rogers, an attitude of total acceptance toward another person. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 610)

          

  4. reciprocal determinismgiving 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)

          

  5. self-esteem(1) a sense of one's identity and personal worth. (2) all our thoughts and feelings about ourselves, in answer to the question, "Who am I?" (Myers Psychology 8e p. 161)

          

  6. social cognitive perspectiveoverestimating others' noticing and evaluating our appearance, performance, and blunders (as if we presume a spotlight shines on us). (Myers Psychology 8e p. 632)

          

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