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Personality

Psychology

Quiz 7 :

The Trait Approach: Theory, Application, and Assessment

Quiz 7 :

The Trait Approach: Theory, Application, and Assessment

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If we say Ted is high on the personality trait of assertiveness,we would expect that he will act assertively
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A man is said to have one personality trait that dominates his personality.Allport would identify this personality trait as a
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C

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A psychologist collects data from a large number of people.She places each person on a continuum ranging from high to low conscientiousness and makes predictions about how people in the high range will act compared to those in the low range.This psychologist is using which approach to understanding personality?
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Typology systems make each of the following assumptions except one.Which one?
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According to Allport,which of the following is true about central traits?
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Which of the following assumptions underlies the trait approach to personality?
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Which theorist identified psychogenic needs as the basic elements of personality?
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Which theorist had a strong influence on Henry Murray's theorizing about personality?
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Which of the following statements is true about the trait approach?
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The trait approach is built on the assumption that personality characteristics are relatively stable over time and that
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Traits were introduced into the field of personality psychology by
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"If asked why Carol hugged Tom,we say it is because Carol is affectionate; however,if asked how we know Carol is affectionate,we say it is because she hugged Tom." This example is used to criticize which approach to personality?
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In terms of personality development,Allport believed that
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Sometimes a man with a high need for Affiliation will engage in social interactions,but sometimes he will not.According to Murray,what determines the man's affiliation behavior?
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Which approach to personality has relatively little to say about why people behave the way they do?
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People with traits that dominate their personality can be described with a
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Which of the following is true about the trait approach to personality?
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The idiographic approach to personality has advantages. For example,
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Allport called the five to 10 traits that best describe an individual's personality
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Which of the following is not a psychogenic need?
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