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Question number: 1

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Introspection, a research tool used by early psychologists, is a technique which involves

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Choice (4) Response
a.

correlational analyses

b.

survey methodology

c.

teaching participants to multitask

d.

self-examination of mental processes

Question number: 2

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Dr. Ben shows his client Dallas 12 different pictures and asks him to tell a story about each one. When Dallas has looked at all the cards, the two of them review the stories together, looking for recurrent themes. Dallas has just taken the

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2).

b.

MMPI

c.

Thematic Apperception Test (TAT).

d.

NEO-PI.

Question number: 3

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An individual sternly gives orders in his own home and obediently follows orders at work. This person might score particularly high on the

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Bem Sex Role Inventory

b.

F-scale

c.

CPI

d.

Rotter Locus of Control Scale

Question number: 4

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Projective tests, such as the Rorschach inkblot test, have been justifiably criticized as tools for assessing personality because

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Choice (4) Response
a.

they elicit only obvious information from the examinee

b.

the stimuli for the tests are not standardized

c.

it is difficult for the examinee to deceive the examiner

d.

they have not been found to be reliable and valid

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