Lesson_6_Writing_Assignment

Lesson_6_Writing_Assignment - A r ebellious person is...

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A rebellious person is someone who defies or resists established rules and authority. Write an item for an S-data personality test of rebelliousness and describe examples of L-data and B-data--not to be collected by self-judgment--that should be predicted by test of rebelliousness made up of S-data items. One item for an S-data personality test of rebelliousness might be: “I have no respect for the police.” Or “I break the law often.” These items could be presented as True-False questions or in terms of an agreement scale, such as one that ranges from “Strongly Agree” to “Strongly Disagree.” Some examples of L-data (real-life outcomes) and B-data (behavior), or real-life outcomes, that could predicted by a test of rebelliousness made up of S-data items are as follows. A person who is highly rebellious may frequently break the law. This would result in a criminal record as evidence of their negative encounters with the law. A highly rebellious may be more likely to consume copious amounts of alcohol or engage in the excessive use of illegal drugs. This drug or alcohol abuse would be evident in their medical records. This person may get into arguments or fights often. They may have an employment history that demonstrates poor relations with co-workers or even a criminal record listing assaults or other violent crimes. A highly rebellious person may demonstrate strong opposition to the government by joining a radical political group. This might be evident in their life data through their political affiliations over the years, a criminal record characteristic of political
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