Personality

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Weiten Chapter 11


 
  
Created Oct 25, 2011
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extraversion, neuroticism, openness to experience, agreeableness, and conscientiousness
 
the five-factor model of personality traits
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preconscious
 
contains material just beneath the surface of awareness that cane asily be retrieved
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unconscious
 
contains thoughts, memories, and desires that are well below the surface of conscious awareness...
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rationalization
 
creating false but plausible excuses to justify unacceptable behavior
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repression
 
keeping distressing thoughts and feelings buried in the unconscious
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projection
 
attributing one's own thoughts, feelings, or motives to another
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displacement
 
diverting emotional feelings (usually anger) from their original source to a substitute target
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reaction formation
 
behaving in a way that's exactly the opposite of one's true feelings
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regression
 
a reversion to immature patterns of behavior
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identification
 
bolstering self-esteem by forming an imaginary or real alliance with some person or group
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collective unconscious
 
a storehouse of latent memory traces inherited from people's ancestral past
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striving for superiority
 
a universal deive to adapt, improve oneself, and master life's challenges
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compensation
 
involves efforts to overcome imagined or real inferiorities by developing one's abilities
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archetypes
 
emotionally charged images and thought forms that have universal meaning
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self-efficacy
 
refers to one's belief about one's ability to perform behaviors that should lead to expected...
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incongruence
 
the degree of disparity between one's self-concept and one's actual experience
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self-concept
 
a collection of beliefs about one's own nature, unique qualities, and typical behavior
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need for self-actualization
 
the need to fulfill one's potential
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self-report inventories
 
personality tests that ask individuals to answer a series of questions about their characteristic...
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projective tests
 
ask participants to respond to vague, ambiguous stimuli in ways that may reveal the subjects'...
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hindsight bias
 
the tendency to mold one's interpretation of the past to fit how events actually turned out


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