Personality Exam #2 review:
Jim Twins: Identical twins separated at birth and raised in different adoptive families. They
met for the first time when they were 39 having been apart their whole lives. They had an
instant connection. They displayed an aston
1. We are all the products of a long line of ancestors that successfully _ and _.
A. evolved to near perfection; were physically fit
B. survived to old age; were strong
C. left a long list of ancestors; mate guarded
D. survived to reproducti
- studied Neurosis (emotional disturbance thats not too severe as to prevent ppl from functioning in normal society)
PSYCHOANALYSIS- rep an ongoing process of discovery about the self
Discovery of unconscious forces
Patient Anna O dev physical
substance use disorder- maladaptive behaviors caused by repeat use of substances
tolerance- need increasing amounts of the substance to get desired effect b/cof regular use of drugs
withdrawal- rxns tha
Disorders of sex and gender
Sexual Dysfunctions- problems w/ sexual responses that make it difficult to enjoy sex
distressing, loss of self-esteem,guilt
sex response- cycle w/ 4 phases : desire,excitement, orgasm, resolution
Disorders of desire phas
Increases in anorexia nervosa & bulimia
Anorexia nervosa-ppl think they need to be very thing, they lose so much weight they can starve
themselves to death
-very pop. in females of any age, fear is motivation for anorexics
Restricting type anorexia
Chapter 8 & 9 Introduction to a t-test; effect size; power
A statistical significant effect does not mean the effect is large enough to be useful.
Effect size, Cohens d a measure of the magnitude of an effect.
Cohens d = difference between the means stand
Chapter 10 Independent samples t-test
Independent-measures design, also called between-subjects or unrelated samples or independent samples design an
experimental design in which a separate group of people is tested under each treatment condition. The sim
Chapter 7 Distribution of sample means
Sampling error the discrepancy between a sample statistic and its corresponding population parameter.
The law of large numbers the larger the sample size, the smaller the sampling error.
A sampling distribution a dis
Does a prejudiced personality exist?
Prejudice as a personality trait
It is, by and large, independent from the context
and the groups involved
It is an individual phenomenon
The origins of the prejudiced ideas are to be found
at the macro level; psy
Limitations of the Five-Factor Model
Struggles to explain a lack of crosssituation consistency.
With the idea that traits exist comes the expectation
that they should operate in a stable manner to
Cattells Categorization of Traits
Specific skills possesses by an individual to
Personality test 3
Chapter 9- Psychoanalytic Approaches:
Freud: Believed that all of out behavior is motivated
Chain that links wishes to actions
Start with wish and that wish connects to action
Can be very complex, and we can do this wi
Psych of Personality
Trait Descriptive Adjectives: Adjectives used to describe characteristics of people.
Personality: An individuals characteristic pattern of thoughts, behaviors, and emotions.
Encompasses a pers
CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK
Department of Psychology
PSYCH 220 3 credits
Spring 2014 Syllabus
Instructor: Alysa B. Ray, Psy.D.
Psych Exam 3 Outline
Behavioral genetics: attempts to explain how individual differences in behavior
personality traitsare passed from parent to child and shared by biological relatives.
Evolutionary psychology: attempts to explain how patterns of behavio
Exam 2 Review
ALISON JANE SMITH
HUNTER COLLEGE, SPRING 2016
The Foundation of Personality
As the Basis
Basic unit of personality serving to
influence the unique