Brain Exercise 1 - earliest history of Personality Theories...

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Brain Exercise # 1 Introduction 1. The scientific study of behavior and mental processes is called? Psychology 2. What is the difference between a behavior and a mental process? Behavior is tangible and observable, while a mental process is not. Answer key. Behavior is a physical action that can be seen or heard (walking, singing, running) and a mental process is a physical action that cannot be seen or heard (thinking, feeling, memory, perceiving). 3. Elvira has a very interesting personality. Personality is? The unique, relatively enduring internal and external aspects of a person’s character that influence behavior in different situations. Answer key. Personality is a hard concept to define. Five psychologists would give different definitions. Personality is the characteristic pattern of thoughts, feeling and behaviors that persists across time and situations. 4. Dr. Freud was interested in studying the history of personality theories. The
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Unformatted text preview: earliest history of Personality Theories can be traced to the? c. Greek Philosophers. 5. Giving the test taker ambiguous (unclear) stimuli is called what type of test? b. Projective 6. Dr. Whitney Houston gave a projective personality test. Which of the following is a projective personality test? b. Rorschach Ink Blot Test 7. Dr. Hillary Clinton gave a personality test with alternative answers. This type of personality test is called? c. Objective 8. Nancy Pelosi is a psychologist who gave a personality test that has validity. Validity means: c. the test measures what it is suppose to measure. 9. Clayton Powell is a psychologist who gave a personality test that has reliability. Reliability means: b. the test measures what it is suppose to measure consistently (all the time). 10. Which of the following is an objective test? c. MMPI...
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