Understanding Motivation and Emotion

Psychology

Quiz 11 :

The Self and Its Strivings

Quiz 11 :

The Self and Its Strivings

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Which of the following motivational strivings characterize the "self-as-object"?
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When a person receives potent social feedback that disconfirms his or her preexisting self-conception, what variable determines whether the person will or will not experience a change in self-concept?
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______represent the future self.
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The self-concept is:
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A ___represents the present state of the self-concept, whereas a(n) ___represents the future, desired state of the self-concept.
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Research finds that those with high self-esteem choose to interact with people who evaluate them positively, while those with low self-esteem choose to interact with people who evaluate them negatively.This shows that, generally speaking:
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Which of the following events combine to instigate the self-verification process?
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Which of the following statements regarding self-esteem is most true?
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The motivational role of possible selves is to:
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Which of the following is not considered a core dimension of psychological well-being?
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Relating the self to society shows how ____energizes and directs behavior.
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___are cognitive generalizations about the self that are domain specific and learned from past experience.
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Which of the following motivational strivings characterize the "self-as-agent"?
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Defining or creating the self shows how ____energizes and directs behavior.
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Discovering and developing the potential of the self shows how ____energizes and directs behavior.
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In understanding the conditions under which a person's self-view (or self-concept) changes, which of the following statements is most true?
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___selves, which motivate goal-directed behavior, are the imagined selves a person would eventually like to become.
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The textbook identifies four problems that take center stage in the motivational struggles of the self.Which one of the following is not one of the self's motivational struggles?
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The problem with placing too much emphasis on self-esteem in a motivational analysis of behavior is that:
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Managing the self shows how ____energizes and directs behavior.
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