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  1. according to Rogers, an attitude of total acceptance toward another person. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 610)
  2. the perception that one controls one's own fate. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 625)
  3. 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. 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. the perception that chance or outside forces beyond one's personal control determine one's fate. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 625)
  6. views behavior as influenced by the interaction between persons (and their thinking) and their social context. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 623)

6 True/False questions

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


  2. personal controla 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)


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


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


  5. empirically derived testa 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. 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)