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Question number: 1

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Dr. Ben asks his client Nanny to complete a test that will help him pinpoint the type of depression she has and which personality characteristics may be contributing to her problem. The test consists of 567 true and false questions and addresses attitudes and emotions, behaviors and symptoms, and life history. Dr. Ben has given Nanny the

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Choice (4) Response

a.

NEO-PI.

b.

Rorschach.

c.

Thematic Apperception Test (TAT).

d.

MRI

Question number: 2

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Maccoby and Jacklin found that one of the few true gender differences seems to be

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Choice (4) Response

a.

better science skills in boys

b.

better spatial ability in boys

c.

more compassion in girls

d.

better mathematical skills in boys

Question number: 3

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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 (4) Response

a.

collective unconscious.

b.

personal consciousness

c.

imaginary audience.

d.

personal fable.

Question number: 4

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The theory that a child steals candy because he is a thief is an example of a

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Choice (4) Response

a.

response set

b.

dispositional attribution

c.

cognitive bias

d.

availability heuristic

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