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Question 1.
Psychologists define _______ as the unique qualities and distinctive behavior patterns of an individual across time and situations.


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Question 2.
Psychoanalytic therapies are to the past as humanistic therapies are to


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Question 3.
What was the energy proposed by psychoanalytic theory that motivates our sex drive?


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Question 4.
According to Freud, children associate pleasure with stimulation of different bodily regions in a series of _______ stages.


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Question 5.
________ are the preconscious mental strategies used to reduce conflict.


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Question 6.
The _______ is a form of projective test that has been shown by research to be measure the achievement motivation level of a person.


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Question 7.
Maslow argued that the "third force" of psychology is


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Question 8.
The lifelong process of striving to realize one's potential is known as


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Question 9.
A major criticism of the humanistic approach is that it


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Question 10.
Which of the following is an example of a behavior acquired through observational learning?


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Question 11.
______ proposed the idea that bodily fluids, or humors, are associated with different temperaments.


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Question 12.
Distinct clutters of personality traits are called


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Question 13.
A _______ is a relatively stable personality tendency.


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Question 14.
Which of the following is true of the Big Five traits?


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Question 15.
The notion that a particular test is consistent in assessing some characteristic is known as


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Question 16.
Personality refers to the psychological qualities that make an individual's thoughts and actions continuous at different times or in different situations.


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Question 17.
According to Freud, the function of the superego is store repressed and primitive impulses.


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Question 18.
Freud proposed that the function of ego defense mechanisms is to provide ways to reduce anxiety and conflict.


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Question 19.
In the defense mechanism of projection, we find a way to express our unacceptable impulses in socially approved ways.


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Question 20.
According to Jung, an introvert is a person who is in tune with other people but less attentive to their own inner needs.


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Question 21.
The four humors described by the Greeks were referring to saliva, blood, urine, and phlegm.


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Question 22.
The five-factor personality model can explain personality of people in North America but not in other cultures.


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Question 23.
The fundamental attribution error is the assumption that an error made by someone else is due to some weakness in his or her personality, instead of the circumstances involved.


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