Chapter 7 Control
The Concept of Control
- Control any means used to rule out threats to the validity of research
- What are the threats to the validity of a contemplated piece of research?
What means are available to neurtralize those threats?
- A way of
Chapter 06: Using Personality Traits to Understand Behavior
1. A researcher seeks to understand the reasons that a person uses drugs. Which approach is the
researcher most likely to adopt?
Chapter 07: Personality Stability, Development, and Change
1. Developmental Personality Psychology is the study of personality _ and _.
a. structure; organization
c. consistency; stability
b. traits; facets
d. judgment; accuracy
Chapter 11: Psychoanalysis After Freud: Neo-Freudians, Object Relations, and Current
1. All of the following Freudian ideas were reinterpreted by David Funder in the textbook EXCEPT
a. identification with parents during the pha
Chapter 05: Personality Judgment
1. The judgments other people make of your personality may affect _.
a. your opportunities
c. expectancies of your behavior
b. your chances of getting a job
d. all of the above
Chapter 09: The Inheritance of Personality: Behavioral Genetics and Evolutionary
1. The field of study that attempts to explain how individual differences in behavior (i.e., personality
traits) are shared by biological relatives
Chapter 02: Personality Research Methods
1. The goal of the dissertation in the process of scientific education is to demonstrate that the future
a. has memorized all of the known facts about a given topic
b. has read all of t
Chapter 18: Epilogue: Looking Back and Looking Ahead
1. The _ approach focuses on moment-to-moment conscious experience, free will, and the
ability to choose important aspects of ones reality.
Chapter 14: Learning to Be a Person: Behaviorism and the Social Learning Theories
1. Behaviorists believe that personality differences can be entirely explained by _.
c. phenomenological processes
b. behavioral traits
Chapter 08: The Anatomy and Physiology of Personality
1. What is the best description for the mind-body problem?
a. the degree to which all aspects of human nature are understood in terms of our physical
brains and bodies
b. the dispute am
Chapter 10: Basics of Psychoanalysis
1. The therapeutic technique that involves instructing the patient to say whatever comes to mind is called
a. free association
c. repressed memory recovery
b. systematic regression
d. reaction format
Evaluation of Strict Conditioning Models
Principles of conditioning account well for 2 broad categories of behaviour
Emotional reactions and attitudes and preferences that stem from these r
Spoke out against psychotherapy
o Psychoanalysis can hurt people based on the analysis of the analytic
o How its set up sets up an uneven power balance between patient and
o Only thing that is served in psychoanalytic situation
Chapter 04: Personality Traits, Situations, and Behavior
1. The trait approach is based on empirical research that is mostly from _.
a. correlational studies
c. case studies
b. experimental studies
d. archival studies
Chapter 03: Assessment, Effect Size, and Ethics
1. Personality assessment refers to _.
a. a treatment for personality disorders
b. the analysis and interpretation of genetic markers of personality
c. the measurement of any characteristic p
Chapter 13: Cultural Variation in Experience, Behavior, and Personality
1. What term associated with Japanese culture refers to indulgence and dependence that may exist
between a parent and child?
Chapter 12: Experience, Existence, and the Meaning of Life: Humanistic and Positive
1. _ psychology is based on the premise that to understand a person, you must understand his or
her unique view of reality.
Chapter 17: Personality, Mental Health, and Physical Health
1. What is the most recent edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM)?
REF: Personality and Mental Heal
Chapter 16: The Self: What You Know About You
1. According to William James, the _ does the thinking and sensing, whereas the _ is
the object of thoughts about the self.
a. I; me
c. independent self; interdependent self
b. me; I
Chapter 15: Personality Processes: Perception, Thought, Motivation, and Emotion
1. According to the text, which of the following is NOT a personality process?
d. trait development
Psychologys emphasis on method
the thrill for a researches is to keep creating better hypotheses rather than
to settle anything
Scientific education and technical training
technical training conveys what is already known abou