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66. Research on the genetic contribution to traits is most apparent in the work ofa)Allport and Cattell.b)Eysenck and Cattell.c)Allport and Eysenck.d)Allport, Eysenck, and Cattell.Ans: b
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67. A concern with the pattern and organization of traits is seen in the work of
68. The trait theorist most accepting of psychoanalytic theory was
69. Which of the following trait theorists has been associated with the application of trait theory to abnormal behavior?
70. The trait theorist who emphasized the fewest traits wasa)Allport.b)Eysenck.c)Cattell.d)Plomin.Ans: b
71. The trait theorist who would most likely provide for the greatest number of traits was
72. Allport, in contrast with Eysenck
73. People high on Eysenck's psychoticism factor tend to be
74. Compared to introverts, extravertsa)have more positive emotions.b)take more study breaks.c)are more active sexually.d)all of the above.Ans: dTrue/False
1.Three defining properties of traits are frequency, intensity, and range of situations.
2.A trait expresses what one will do in a specific situation.
3.A cardinal trait expresses a disposition so strong that it influences virtually every act.
4.A cardinal trait has a limited range of situations.
5.According to Allport, both trait and situation are necessary to understand behavior.
6.Functional autonomy is the psychological freedom children must experience fromtheir parents.
7.The concept of functional autonomy suggests that adult autonomy is derived fromtension reducing motives in childhood.
8.Allport emphasized psychopathology.
9.Allport found value in the use of factor analysis to define traits.
10. Idiographic research is the intense study of individuals for the purpose of establishing general principles.
11. Factor analysis allows one to cluster variables together in the search for basic personality units.
12. Traits and superfactors are comparable concepts.
13. Surface traits represent the building blocks of personality.
14. Source traits are not useful in personality research because they don't get at underlying regularities.
15. There is no relation between surface and source traits since they are conceptually different.

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