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  1. a readiness to perceive oneself favorably (Myers Psychology 8e p. 634)
  2. the perception that chance or outside forces beyond one's personal control determine one's fate. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 625)
  3. according to Maslow, the ultimate psychological need that arises after basic physical and psychological needs are met and self-esteem is achieved; the motivation to fulfill one's potential. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 609)
  4. the interacting influences between personality and environmental factors. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 623)
  5. the most widely researched and clinically used of all personality tests. Originally developed to identify emotional disorders (still considered its most appropriate use), this test is now used for many other screening purposes. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 616)
  6. 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)

6 True/False questions

  1. personal controlour sense of controlling our environment rather than feeling helpless. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 625)

          

  2. self-conceptone's feelings of high or low self-worth. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 632)

          

  3. 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)

          

  4. positive psychologythe 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)

          

  5. internal locus of controlthe perception that chance or outside forces beyond one's personal control determine one's fate. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 625)

          

  6. selfin contemporary psychology, assumed to be the center of personality, the organizer of our thoughts, feelings, and actions. (Myers Psychology 9e p. 584)

          

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