Personality-Theories (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 9 - 11 of 16

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Question number: 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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the persistence of real world -oriented behavior in the face of strong stress, even in children

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the emergence of different psycho- sexual stages in various periods of life

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the demonstrable differences between neurotic and psychotic thinking

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the reduction of the importance of sexual instincts in modern societies

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the rate of spontaneous recovery from psychosis, despite societal differences

Question number: 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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Conscientiousness.

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Extraversion

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Neuroticism

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Openness.

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Agreeableness.

Question number: 11

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Trait theory in personality has been most criticized for

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attempting to quantify the impossible

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not addressing heredity

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assuming that people behave consistently in various situations

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not identifying one agreed-upon dimension of personality

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having contradictory dimensions

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