Exam3_Key - EXAM 3 PSY 301 ATHLE SUMMER 2006 Instructions Fill in all relevant information on the scantron(name and UTEID The exam has 60

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EXAM 3 – PSY 301 – ATHLE – SUMMER 2006 Instructions: Fill in all relevant information on the scantron (name and UTEID). The exam has 60 multiple-choice questions (1/2 point each) which are to be answered on the scantron alone. You have up to 90 minutes to answer this exam. Remember to read each question and all the options carefully before you pick the best answer. Good luck! 1. What is reciprocal determinism? A. The idea that a person’s personality affects the situation he or she is in, which in turn affects behavior B. The idea that the situation a person is in affects the person’s personality, which then leads to behavior C. The idea that behavior is often a product of or interaction between a person’s disposition and the situation he or she is in D. The idea that a personal interaction is affected by all those involved 2. In light of modern research (consider both the science and the ethics of it), what might someone do to refute Freud’s idea that sexual suppression causes psychological disorder? A. Conduct experiments that make people either suppress or express their sexuality and note the development of psychological disorders B. Declare that since Freud himself had a deeply disturbed childhood, one must consider his views deeply disturbed as well C. Engage in personal sexual suppression and then take an inkblot test hoping no psychological disorder surfaces D. Point out that although society, at large, has become less sexually suppressed, the incidence of psychological disorders has not decreased 3. According to Abraham Maslow, most “self-actualized” people: A. Enjoy a few deep relationships rather than many superficial ones B. Are self-aware, self-accepting, open and caring C. Are passionate about their mission in life D. All of the above 4. Steven is a procrastinator and always finds himself pushing deadlines to the very end. When he and his wife miss their flight to the airport one day, he blames his wife, even though in reality, they both took as long to shower that morning. What defense mechanism would Freud say Steven employed? A. Projection B. Displacement C. Rationalization D. Sublimation 5. Karen went on a date with Angela. They really hit it off, but then Angela told Karen about how, when her boss makes her mad, she finds herself screaming at those she supervises at work. For Karen, who has just read a book by Freud, it is kind of a red flag that Angela uses the defense mechanism called ________. A. Projection B. Displacement C. Rationalization D. Sublimation
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6. Mateo is a highly extraverted and very non-conforming sort of fellow. He loves people and hates rules. In what quadrant might Harrison Gough place him based on his California Psychological Inventory? A. Alpha
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This note was uploaded on 08/12/2008 for the course PSY 301 taught by Professor Pennebaker during the Summer '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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