Personality-Theories [GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology]: Questions 9 - 11 of 18

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Question 9

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Ego psychologists differ from Freud in that they propose that some important ego functions are independent of primary process thinking. This could be illustrated by

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a.the emergence of different psycho- sexual stages in various periods of life
b.the reduction of the importance of sexual instincts in modern societies
c.the demonstrable differences between neurotic and psychotic thinking
d.the persistence of real world -oriented behavior in the face of strong stress, even in children
e.the rate of spontaneous recovery from psychosis, despite societal differences

Question 10

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Juli enjoys being around others and is well-known for her social grace, she is warm and engaging with everyone she meets regardless of whether the setting is the classroom, her workplace, a restaurant, or her own home. Based on this information and relying on the Five Factor Model, she would MOST likely score high in

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a.Conscientiousness.
b.Agreeableness.
c.Neuroticism
d.Extraversion
e.Openness.

Question 11

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Trait theory in personality has been most criticized for

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a.not identifying one agreed-upon dimension of personality
b.assuming that people behave consistently in various situations
c.not addressing heredity
d.attempting to quantify the impossible
e.having contradictory dimensions