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Personality Theories

Psychology

Quiz 1 :

Introduction Evaluating Personality Theories

Quiz 1 :

Introduction Evaluating Personality Theories

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The study of personality stems from two different approaches.What are these?
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John Watson's extreme behaviorist views were adopted and taken even further by
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The basic philosophical issue of optimism versus pessimism that personality theorists consider centers on whether
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When we use the term personality in everyday speech,we are usually referring to
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Of the following questions,which most accurately reflects the study of personality?
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Which of the following personality theorists considered the concept of personality to be unnecessary?
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According to the text,personality theorists develop,test,and apply their theories in three complementary orientations,in which they act as philosophers,scientists,and
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Freud's theory of personality was developed on the basis of
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People of ________________ have engaged in scholarly efforts to understand themselves by constructing theories of personality.
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Because they refer to an extraordinary vision,philosophical statements are said to be
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Why are theories of personality constructed?
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Of the following philosophical assumptions,which one concerns a person's ability to control his own behavior and understand the motives behind it?
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If a personality theory is riddled with inconsistencies and contradictions,it is most likely to be criticized as
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A set of abstract concepts used to explain a group of facts or events is called
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What do personality theorists seek to accomplish in their role of scientists?
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Macro theories of personality are to micro theories as ________ is to ________.
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John Watson recommended that psychologists should emphasize the study of
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To be meaningful,a philosophical assumption should have some bearing on our view of reality.In other words,it should be
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Sigmund Freud viewed personality as
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Historically,formal discussion of theories of personality have been dominated by a(n)
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