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Pre Test Ch 2 Studying the Self.docx

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1. A disproportionate number of people with the names Penny live in Pennsylvania; this represents implicit self esteem. a. FALSE b. TRUE Explanation: Implicit egotism describes the unconscious attraction one has to things related to one's self. 2. People who get close to, but fail to meet their hoped for possible self tend to be less happy than those who never try to reach their hoped for possible self. a. FALSE Explanation: Even without achieving a hoped-for possible self, simply imagining a successful possible self can have a positive impact on our well-being. b. TRUE Review this content to learn more. 3. Simply being told by a researcher that you are in a high power position can make you adopt behaviors consistent with being powerful. a. TRUE Explanation: Philip Zimbardo's famous prison study showed that being assigned to a high power position
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