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Question 1

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Which of the following would be most inclined toward a situational view of personality?

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a.Raymond Cattell
b.Walter Mischel
c.Hans Eysenck
d.William Sheldon
e.Gordon Allport

Question 2

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According to Freud, an individual who is not dominated by impulses originating in the libido would most likely be

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a.in the anal stage of psychosexual development
b.anhedonic
c.obsessive-compulsive
d.overly conscientious
e.rational and time-oriented

Question 3

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Horney disagreed with Freud about

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a.penis envy and female inferiority
b.the nature of the unconscious
c.the notion that personality development continues into adult life
d.the notion of the inferiority complex
e.Womb envy and male superiority

Question 4

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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.needed to take into account the findings of modern learning theory
c.virtually ignored normal female psychological development
d.had to revise his findings to account for special developments in the American character
e.may have underestimated the effects of social influences on development