a Much of what we think of as personality develops at least partly by imitation

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a. Much of what we think of as personality develops at least partly by imitation 17. What are the main principles of the humanistic approach to personality? a. humanistic psychology field emphasizing consciousness, values, and abstract beliefs, including spiritual experiences and the beliefs that people live and die for 18. Why did humanistic psychologists reject psychodynamic and behaviorist psychology? 19. What did Carl Rogers mean by "unconditional positive regard?" a. Carl Rogers maintained that people naturally strive toward positive goals without special urging. He recommended that people relate to one another with unconditional positive regard. 20. What were Carl Rogers’ views on personality development? 21. What is self-actualization? a. self-actualization achievement of one’s full potential 22. What is the "Big-Five" personality theory? What are the five factors identified in the theory? a. Big Five personality traits neuroticism, extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, and openness to new experience 23. What do heritability studies indicate about the causes of personality differences among individuals? What is the evidence? 24. How does personality tend to change as people get older? 25. What is the Barnum effect? a. Barnum effect tendency to accept vague descriptions of one’s own personality 26. What is the MMPI? How is the MMPI designed to detect dishonest responses? a. Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) standardized test consisting of true-false questions intended to measure certain personality dimensions and clinical conditions 27. What is the NEO PI-R? a. NEO PI-R (NEO personality inventory-revised) test that measures neuroticism, extraversion, openness, agreeableness, and conscientiousness 28. What is the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator? How has it been criticized? a. Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) a test of normal personality, loosely based on Carl Jung’s theories 29.What is the theory behind projective personality tests? What are two major types of projective tests? a.projective techniques procedures designed to encourage people to project their personality characteristics onto ambiguous stimuli b.Rorschach inkblots projective technique based on people’s interpretations of 10 ambiguous inkblots c.Thematic Apperception Test (TAT)projective personality technique in which someone is asked to make up a story for each picture 30. What are the criticisms of projective personality testing? 31. How does an implicit personality test work? 32. What are valid uses of the available personality tests? What are the dangers of using personality tests like the MMPI for diagnosing psychological disorders? Part 15: Abnormal Psychology 1. What is medical student's disease?
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a. You read about a disease or a disorder. You then slowly start thinking that you have those symptoms.You then diagnose yourself with that disease/disorder. Eventually you realize you do not have it.
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