Personality (AP Psychology): Questions 18 - 24 of 136

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Question number: 18

» Personality » Personality Theories & Approaches » Humanistic & Behavioristic Perspective

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The main criticism of humanistic theory is that

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

it is research rather than experience oriented.

b.

its concepts are imprecise and difficult to study objectively.

c.

its approach is more empirical than philosophical.

d.

it emphasizes the negative dimensions of personality.

Question number: 19

» Personality » Personality Theories & Approaches » Psychoanalytic Perspective

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Repression refers to:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Primary defense mechanism

b.

Denial

c.

Frustration

d.

Secondary defense mechanism

Question number: 20

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________ theorists believe humans have free will.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Humanistic

b.

Psychoanalytic

c.

Trait

d.

Individual

Question number: 21

» Personality » Personality Theories & Approaches » Psychoanalytic Perspective

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During the first year of life, the child is said to go through the ________ stage.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

phallic

b.

anal

c.

genital

d.

oral

Question number: 22

» Personality » Personality Theories & Approaches » Psychoanalytic Perspective

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An overly strict or harsh superego will cause

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

a breakdown of the libido.

b.

decreasing levels of primary process thinking.

c.

increasing levels of primary process thinking.

d.

inhibition, rigidity, or intolerable guilt.

Question number: 23

» Personality » Growth & Adjustment

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The part of personality that provides a buffer between the id and the outside world is:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Id

b.

Super-ego

c.

Ego

d.

Ego-ideal

Question number: 24

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Which personality theories attempt to explain behavior by focusing on the inner workings of the personality including internal conflicts?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

psychodynamic

b.

trait

c.

humanistic

d.

group

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