Modules_Ch35_Web Quiz 1

Modules_Ch35_Web Quiz 1 - c. unconditional positive regard....

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MyersExp7 Modules_Ch35_Web Quiz 1 1. Which technique would psychologists use to assess whether a cluster of characteristics that includes ambition, determination, persistence, and self- reliance reflects a single personality trait? a. projective testing b. factor analysis c. empirically derived testing d. free association 2. One of the Big Five personality factors is: a. reciprocal determinism. b. self-actualization. c. agreeableness. d. psychoanalysis. 3. During a phone call to the Psychic Network, Mark was told that "you often worry about things much more than you admit, even to your best friends." Mark's amazement at the psychic's apparent understanding of his personality best illustrates: a. the spotlight effect. b. an external locus of control. c. the Barnum effect. d. the self-reference phenomenon. 4. Sarah's optimism is both a contributor to and a product of her successful career accomplishments. This best illustrates: a. self-serving bias. b. reciprocal determinism.
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Unformatted text preview: c. unconditional positive regard. d. the spotlight effect. 5. Marcy believes that the outcome of athletic contests depends so much on luck that it hardly pays to put any effort into her own athletic training. Her belief most clearly illustrates: a. the spotlight effect. b. the Barnum effect. c. the false consensus effect. d. an external locus of control. 6. Although she is intelligent and a good athlete, Abigail believes that her low grades in school and losing the quarter-mile race are reflections of her own intellectual and athletic incompetence. Her conclusions best illustrate: a. the false consensus effect. b. reciprocal determinism. c. the spotlight effect. d. a pessimistic attributional style. 7. When Vanessa noticed that she was wearing mismatched socks, she overestimated the extent to which others would also notice. Her reaction best illustrates: a. the spotlight effect. b. defensive self-esteem. c. reciprocal determinism. d. the Barnum effect....
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2012 for the course PSY 100 taught by Professor Farthing during the Winter '08 term at University of Maine Orono .

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