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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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)
  2. 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)
  3. our sense of controlling our environment rather than feeling helpless. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 625)
  4. in contemporary psychology, assumed to be the center of personality, the organizer of our thoughts, feelings, and actions. (Myers Psychology 9e p. 584)
  5. 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)
  6. the interacting influences between personality and environmental factors. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 623)

6 True/False questions

  1. 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)


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


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


  4. internal locus of controlthe perception that one controls one's own fate. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 625)


  5. self-serving bias(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. collectivismone's feelings of high or low self-worth. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 632)


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