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The Personality Puzzle

Psychology

Quiz 7 :

Personality Stability, Development, and Change

Quiz 7 :

Personality Stability, Development, and Change

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In one study,researchers found that personality trait scores from the same people measured 10 years apart correlated between r = .60 and r = .90.This is evidence for ________.
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Which of the following serves as evidence for the claim that personality remains stable throughout the life span?
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D

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Which of the following is NOT a known physical factor that influences personality development?
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D

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________ generally refers to the traits that help a person to fulfill socially important adult roles such as being a spouse,a parent,or a worker.
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Which of the following is NOT a basic aspects of childhood temperament?
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Consistency of individual differences in personality ________ over the life span.
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Developmental Personality Psychology is the study of personality ________ and ________.
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Molly had a self-proclaimed "perfect childhood." According to the text,what might Molly face later in life?
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The process by which a person seeks out compatible environments and avoids incompatible ones is called ________.
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According to psychologist Frank Sulloway,firstborns are more ________ compared to later borns.
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In line with the ________ process,if someone is high on conscientiousness,she will most likely select environments that promote achievement and order.
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Richard is an extravert and finds himself miserable at parties.His response is an example of a(n)________ person-environment transaction.
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According to previous research,when does personality stop developing?
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As a child,Brett was always bouncing off the walls at his parent's social gatherings.As an adult,he is the life of every party.This is an example of ________.
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Personality disorders generally ________ across the life span.
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According to the text,what paradox is central to the study of personality development?
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When individuals have rank-order personality consistency,they maintain the ways in which they ________ other people the same age.
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The processes by which people respond to,seek out,and create environments that are compatible with their personalities are called ________.
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Between ages 10 and 20,levels of extraversion tend to ________ and then ________.
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According to the text,the personality one begins with is known as one's ________.
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