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Adult Development and Aging

Psychology

Quiz 9 :

Personality

Quiz 9 :

Personality

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An interesting study of personality using the internet,Srivastava et al.(2003)found
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Research on Costa and McCrae's model of personality traits shows
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D

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Costa and colleagues reported that traits remained highly stable with correlations ranging from .68 to .85 over a_____year period.
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Which of the following is not a dimension of Costa and McCrae's theory?
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In addition to methodological concerns,Costa and McCrae's model has been criticized because dispositional traits rarely provide enough information to make predictions about how a person will act in a given situation,along with the fact that they
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Costa and McCrae's model is criticized mainly because of
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Which of the following is not an assumption about traits?
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Being lazy,careless,late,unenergetic,and aimless are characteristics that fall on the low end of Costa and McCrae's _____ dimension.
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The creation of an identity or a sense of self is the goal of this type of personality theory.
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What people want during a particular time in their lives and within specific domains; and include their strategies,plans,and defenses used to get what they want are termed
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Everyone describes Sharon as a nice person who is always helpful.This description best represents the personality concept of
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Which of the following is not a facet of neuroticism according to Costa and McCrae?
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Which of the following is not one of the parallel levels of personality and function as defined by McAdams (1999)?
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Thinking theoretically or philosophically,with little emphasis on economic values,is most characteristic of people who score high on Costa and McCrae's dimension of
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According to Hooker (2002),the three processes that act in tandem with the three structural components of personality levels are
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An approach to personality that explicitly takes into account contextual factors is
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One view of personality incorporates _____ which consist of things important to people.
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According to the Berkeley studies,the best predictor of life satisfaction in old age for women is
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Melissa is high in warmth,gregariousness,activity,and positive emotions.In Costa and McCrae's theory,Melissa would be considered high on the dimension of
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____________________.is/are (an)aspect(s)of personality that is/are consistent across different contexts.
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