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1.  Personality psychology and clinical psychology overlap most when apporaching
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2.  The taks of an employer who attempts to identify dependable, cosceintious, and hard working job applicants is similar to the task of the ______ psychologist, who attempts to ientify and assess individual differences.
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3.  Intrapersonal processes include
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4.  Psychologists following the phenomenological apporach 
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5.  The personality pradigm that focuses on rewards and punishments is known as the _____ paradigm
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6.  Personality psychologists ahering to the _____ apporach focus on psychic energy, the workings of the unconscious mind, and the nature and resolution of internal mental conflict
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7.  The purpose of a basic apporach (or paradigm) is 
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8.  That trait apporach, the behaviorist approach, and the psychoanalytic approach
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9.  Personality psychology has a variety of theoretical persepectives that are sometimes seen as competing with each other. Regarding this diversity, a major theme of this text book is:
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10.  Personality psychologists who adhere to the ________ approach focus on identifying, conceptualizing, and measuring the ways in which people differ psychologically from one another.
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11.  The unique mandate of personality psychologists is to attempt
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12.  The unique mandate of personality psychologists is to attempt
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13.  Which formula in psychometrics quantifies the principle of aggregation? 
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14.  In order to examine the relationship between early life experiences and adult criminality, Dr. Robbins asks his research participants to fill out questionnaires describing their early life. He then obtains copies of their arrest records from the county courthouse. The questionnaires used in Dr. Robbins’s study would be ________ data, whereas the arrest records would be ________ data.
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15.  The fact that life outcomes are mulit-determined is the biggest disadvantage of L data
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16.  Reliability and validity are both aspects of a broder concept called
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17.  A reseacher asks parents to report on the persoanlity characteristics of their children. This is an example of ____ data.
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18.  Which kind of data would probably appeal most to an applied psychogist who is keenly interested in predicting workplace deviance?
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19.  Observing how fast someone walks after an experimental prime is an example of L data
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20.  According to the text, it is reasonable to first assume that almost all psychological findings lack generalizibility 
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21.  The techinical meaning of reliability concerns
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22.  Which of the following is the best definition of validity?
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23.  Answers to projective tests such as the Rorschach ink blots are considered B data
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24.  The MMPI was designed
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25.  What is the ultimate criterion for judging a measure of personality? 
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26.  According to the text, which projective test appears to have produced evidence that comes close to establishing its validity? 
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27.  According to the book personality and assessment, a correlation of .30 is impressive
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28.  If there is a positive correlation between extraversion and risk taking, then the
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29.  The improvement is reliabilty gained by adding additoinal "good" test items can be precisely calculated using what formula?
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30.  Which of the following approaches to test construction is the most atheoretical? 
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31.  In order to improve personality research, researchers can
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32.  Personality assessment refers to
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33.  Eliminating the use of personality tests in employment screening will
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34.  It is possible to evaluate personality judgments by acquaintances in basically the same ways that all personality tests are evaluated.
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35.  What term refers to a limit on the generalizability of a particular research conclusion? 
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36.  Sam argues that all inerpretations of reality are equally accurate. What philosophical poistion is Sam advocating? 
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37.  The philosophy of construcitvism is widespread in modern intellectual life.
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38.  It is only possible to improve personality accuracy at the utilization stage. 
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39.  According to Lee Jussim (1991), the source of real-life expectanices is likely
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40.  What are the steps in the Realistic Accuarcy Model (RAM) or personality judgement?
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41.  Which of the following was NOT mentioned as a potential moderator of accuracy?
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42.  Which correlates of delay of gratification were common in both girls and boys?
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43.  Studies using the Q-set suggest that overcontrol might be a risk factor for depression in males but not females.
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44.  Ego control was related to increased delay of gratification in boys but not girls.
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45.  Which of the Big Five traits appears to be most difficult to understand?
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46.  The plasticity factor covers both extraversion and openness
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47.  What is the best summary of the current state of knowlesge about personality types?
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48.  If a researcher is using factor analysis to identify traits, then what approach is he likely to favor?
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49.  Which Big Five domain captures a tendency toward general psychopathology? 
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50.  Whicih of the Big Five traits appears to have the most inconsistency in terms of cross-culture replication?
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