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Understanding Motivation and Emotion

Psychology

Quiz 15 :

Growth Motivation and Positive Psychology

Quiz 15 :

Growth Motivation and Positive Psychology

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In the humanistic tradition, the two fundamental directions for healthy development are:
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Maslow estimated that ___% of the population reaches self-actualization.
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According to Maslow, deficiency needs:
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Who wrote the following: "The organism has one basic tendency and striving-to actualize, maintain, and enhance the experiencing self."
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______describes the extent to which the individual accepts versus denies and rejects the full range of his or her personal characteristics, abilities, desires, and beliefs.
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______is an inherent developmental striving.It is a process of leaving behind defenses and moving toward autonomous self-regulation.
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Which of the following would Maslow classify as a "growth" need?
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Humanistic theorists emphasize that human beings are motivated to:
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Which of the following is not one of the themes proposed by Maslow's need hierarchy?
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Humanistic psychology is mostly about:
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The ______is an innate capacity to judge for oneself whether a specific experience is growth-promoting or growth-debilitating.
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Which theoretical traditions are consistent with a humanistic approach to motivation?
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______is considered by humanistic psychologists as the "forward thrust of life".
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The essential question investigated by those who study positive psychology is:
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With which of the following statements would Maslow most likely disagree?
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As an individual learns from parents and peers what behaviors and characteristics are "good and bad" and "right and wrong," he or she learns:
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According to humanistic psychology, the everyday choice of following one's inner nature or following cultural priorities is not a neutral one.People generally follow social preferences and priorities because:
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Compared to people who pursue inner guides such as self-actualization, people who devote their lives to the pursuit of the American dream (money, fame, popularity):
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Positive psychology investigates:
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______is a way of receiving information and feelings such that neither is repressed, ignored, filtered, or distorted by wishes, fears, or past experiences.
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