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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. according to Rogers, an attitude of total acceptance toward another person. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 610)
  2. the perception that chance or outside forces beyond one's personal control determine one's fate. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 625)
  3. the interacting influences between personality and environmental factors. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 623)
  4. 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)
  5. our sense of controlling our environment rather than feeling helpless. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 625)
  6. 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)

6 True/False questions

  1. self-concept(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)

          

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

          

  3. Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI)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)

          

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

          

  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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