2008-2009 - Name Psych 3BA3 Test#1 Introduction Positive...

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Name ____________________________________ Psych 3BA3 Test #1: Introduction, Positive States of Mind or Being ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Instructions: You have 50 minutes to complete the following 40 questions. Please print your name at the top of this paper, and return it with your scan sheet. On the scan sheet, print your ID number in the leftmost 7 boxes in the section at the top left marked "IDENTIFICATION NUMBER", and fill in the appropriate circle beneath each box. Please be sure to code your ID correctly, since it is the ONLY way the computer has of identifying you!! Please PRINT your name in the space marked "NAME" at the top right of the form, and SIGN your name underneath. In answering questions, be sure to mark darkly. IF YOU CAN STILL READ THE NUMBER IN THE BUBBLE YOUR MARKING IS TOO LIGHT . ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 1. In discussing the relationship between positive psychology and abnormal psychology we noted that: a. abnormal psychology looks at what can cause individuals distress and dysfunction. b. positive psychology looks at what can enhance happiness, life satisfaction, and relationships with others and with society c. we can use the same criteria to judge positivity - mental order - that we use to assess or evaluate mental disorder. d. both areas deal with statistically abnormal qualities in individuals. e. all of the above 2. Although positive psychology has roots in the humanistic tradition, it differs from the humanistic tradition in that positive psychology is: a. more likely to adopt a scientific approach to the issues of positive psychology than is the humanistic approach. b. more likely than the humanistic approach to take an idiographic approach to the study of positive traits and qualities. c. more likely than the humanistic approach to be concerned with the individual's relationship with others, and with society at large. d. less likely than the humanistic approach to focus on the functioning of groups, in addition to individuals. e. all of the above 3. There are two basic views of the 'good life': the hedonic and the eudaemonic. One difference between these two is that the hedonic view _____, while the eudaemonic view _____. a. sees the good life as only personal pleasure or happiness ... sees the good life as involving both personal pleasure and harmonious relationships with others. b. sees the good life as involving both personal pleasure and harmonious relationships with others ... sees the good life as only personal pleasure or happiness c. takes a nomothetic view of the good life .... takes an idiographic view of the good life. d. is associated with Aristotle ... is associated with Aristippus e. both a and d
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