Personality-Personality and Behavior (GRE Psychology): Questions 5 - 7 of 7

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Question number: 5

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Since her physician told Mary that she needs to lose weight to improve her health, she has been trying to eat healthily. But every time she goes out to a restaurant, she can’t resist ordering several unhealthy desserts. Her friends suggest that she try to eat the foods she craves in moderation, but she tells them that when she sees the sweets she’s not “supposed” to eat, she can focus on nothing but how badly she wants them. Freud would say that Mary’s ________ is encouraging her to overeat certain foods.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

id

b.

preconscious

c.

ego

d.

superego

Question number: 6

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Elke lends a friend some money but the friend doesn’t pay her back when he said he would. Though Elke feels angry, her mother taught her that it is rude to yell or say anything that might upset someone else, so she pretends she isn’t angry and asks the friend to pay her back in a month. Freud would say that Elke’s ________ told her she shouldn’t show anger towards others.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

id

b.

ego

c.

unconsciousness

d.

superego

Question number: 7

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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 hero, the villain, the wise mentor, the love interest, and the sidekick are all patterns of interpreting experience called

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

psychodynamics.

b.

object relations.

c.

mandalas.

d.

archetypes.

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