Personality (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 5 - 8 of 33

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Question number: 5

» Personality » Applications and Issues

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According to Matina Horner, a woman might choose not to work because of

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a.

low self-esteem

b.

fear of failure

c.

self-handicapping

d.

fear of success

e.

insecurity that success is dependent on luck

Question number: 6

» Personality » Theories

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Horney disagreed with Freud about

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a.

Womb envy and male superiority

b.

the nature of the unconscious

c.

the notion that personality development continues into adult life

d.

penis envy and female inferiority

e.

the notion of the inferiority complex

Question number: 7

» Personality » Personality and Behavior

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Ben has read all the books on mythology in his school’s library, and he is intrigued by how the stories all seem to have similar elements and themes. In each story there is a hero and a villain, a damsel in distress, a wise old man or woman to guide the hero, and a funny sidekick. Jung would tell Ben that the commonalities are there because the story creators were all tapping the

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Choice (5) Response

a.

personal consciousness

b.

personal fable.

c.

personal unconscious.

d.

collective unconscious.

e.

imaginary audience.

Question number: 8

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Many psychoanalysts since Freudsuch as Fromm, Sullivan, and Horneyhave suggested that Freud

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a.

needed to use more experimentally controlled studies to support his findings

b.

had to revise his findings to account for special developments in the American character

c.

may have underestimated the effects of social influences on development

d.

needed to take into account the findings of modern learning theory

e.

virtually ignored normal female psychological development

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