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Week 14 Quiz

According to psychoanalytic theory, boys' fear of castration is most closely associated with
the Oedipus complex
Children who have witnessed a parent's murder report memories that most clearly challenge Freud's concept of
The MMPI was originally developed to identify
emotional disorders
The social-cognitive perspective highlights the importance of personal traits and environment, a process that Albert Bandura called
reciprocal determinism
The stability of personality during adulthood best illustrates the value of
The trait perspective
Students perceive themselves as less likely than the average classmate to develop drinking problems or drop out of school. This best illustrates
unrealistic optimism
Who emphasized the importance of unconditional positive regard in healthy personality development?
Bonnie is afraid to express anger at her overbearing and irritating supervisor at work, so she is critical of her children instead. A psychoanalyst would suggest that Bonnie's reaction to her children illustrates
Although Alex has frequently been caught stealing money and other valuables from friends as well as strangers, he does not feel guilty or remorseful about robbing these people. Alex most clearly demonstrates
a weak superego.
After experiencing prolonged and seemingly inescapable physical abuse from her husband, Kayla became increasingly depressed and hopelessly resigned to her suffering. Her reaction best illustrates
learned helplessness.
Freud thought that the part of a dream that we remember is a censored version of
Unconscious wishes.
We can better predict drivers' behavior at traffic lights from knowing the color of the lights than from knowing the drivers' personalities. This best illustrates the importance of
situational influences
According to Maslow, the desire for identity, meaning, and purpose beyond the self refers to the motive for
Card players who attribute their wins to their own skill and their losses to bad luck best illustrate
self-serving bias
Around the world, people describe others' personality traits in terms that are consistent with a set of factors called

Around the world, people describe others' personality traits in terms that are consistent with a set of factors called
The Big Five