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Personality Theories

Psychology

Quiz 11 :

Factor Analytic, Genetic and Evolutionary Theories Raymond Cattell, The Big Five Personality Traits, Genetic and Evolutionary Developments

Quiz 11 :

Factor Analytic, Genetic and Evolutionary Theories Raymond Cattell, The Big Five Personality Traits, Genetic and Evolutionary Developments

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The statistical procedure that Cattell used to find relationships among traits is
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According to Cattell,the study of source traits is important because
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Which step in the process of factor analysis is most objective?
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B

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The more ________ an attribute is,the better we are able to use it to predict a person's behavior in a given situation.
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Dr.Henderson is a psychologist conducting empirical research on personality variables.She asks participants to complete questionnaires that measure 100 different personality characteristics.Then she uses a statistical procedure in which she examines correlations among the 100 personality variables,with the assumption that if some of them cluster together,they may tap into the same underlying characteristic.The statistical procedure Dr.Henderson uses is known as
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In the nature versus nurture controversy,most contemporary theorists believe that
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Which of the following assessment tools was developed to measure the Big Five?
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Which statement is LEAST likely to be made by a theorist who subscribes to the Five-Factor Model?
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Which of the following is true regarding measures of the Big Five?
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As part of her graduate dissertation,Nadine gives a group of personality tests to fourth-graders.Included among these tests is a measure of popularity that she herself authored.Factor analysis of her data yields two factors: extraversion and creativity.Nadine then finds that her popularity measure had a high positive correlation with the extraversion factor and a high negative correlation with the creativity factor.What do the results mean?
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What distinguishes source traits from surface traits?
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Which of the following is one of the Big Five personality factors?
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With regard to personality,Cattell emphasized the ability to
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Cattell's best known and widely used assessment test is the
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What is the acronym for the Big Five?
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One difference between the Big Five and the Five-Factor Model is that
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How did an analysis of language provide support for the Big Five?
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Syntality is Cattell's term for dimensions that permit us to assess the personality of
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Cattell defined personality as
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Which of the following is true according to Five-Factor Theory?
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