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Psychology Test 3 Study Guide

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Psychology Test 3 Study Guide PSY B110

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Introduction to Psychology
Michelle Carroll

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Introduction to Psychology
Michelle Carroll
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This 5 page Study Guide was uploaded by idk on Monday November 2, 2015. The Study Guide belongs to PSY B110 at Indiana University taught by Michelle Carroll in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 82 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Psychology in Psychlogy at Indiana University.


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Date Created: 11/02/15
Psychology Test 3 Study Guide Review personality an individual39s characteristic style of behaving thinking and feeling self report a series of answers to a questionnaire that asks people to indicate the extent to Which sets of statements or adjectives accurately describe their own behavior or mental stat Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory a well researched clinical questionnaire used to assess personality and psychological problems projective techniques a standard series of ambiguous stimuli designed to elicit unique responses that reveal inner aspects of an individual39s personality Rorschach Inkblot Test A projective personality test in Which individual interpretations of the meaning of a set of unstructured inkblots are analyzed to identify a respondent39s inner feelings and interpret his or her personality structure Thematic Apperception Test TAT A projective personality test in which respondents reveal underlying motives concerns and the way they see the social world through the stories they make up about ambiguous pictures of people trait a relatively stable disposition to behave in a particular and consistent way Big Five the traits of the five factor model conscientiousness agreeableness neuroticism openness to experience and extroversion psychodynamic approach an approach that regards personality as formed by needs strivings and desires largely operating outside of awareness motives that can also produce emotional disorders id the part of the mind containing the drives present at birth it is the source of our bodily needs wants desires and impulses particularly our sexual and aggressive drives ego the component of personality developed through contact With the external world that enables us to deal With life39s practical demands superego the mental system that re ect the internalization of cultural rules mainly learned as parents exercise their authority defense mechanisms unconscious coping mechanisms that reduce anxiety generated by threats from unacceptable impulses repression quotmotivated forgettingquot a mental process that removes painful experiences and unacceptable impulses from the conscious mind sublimation a defense mechanism that involves channeling unacceptable sexual or aggressive drives into socially acceptable and culturally enhancing activities psychosexual stages distinct early life stages through which personality is formed as children experience sexual pleasures from specific body areas and caregivers redirect or interfere with those pleasures oral stage during which experience centers on the pleasures and frustrations associated with the mouth sucking and being fed anal stage between 2 and 3 years old during which experience is dominated by the pleasures and frustrations associated with the anus retention and expulsion of fees and urine and toilet training phallic stage age 3 to 5 experience is dominated by the pleasure con ict and frustration associated with the phallic genital region as well as coping with powerful incestuous feelings of love hate jealousy and con ict oedipus con ict a developmental experience in which a child39s con icting feelings toward the opposite sex parent is usually resolved by identifying With the same sex parent latency stage age 5 to 13 the primary focus is on the further development of the intellectual creative interpersonal and athletic skills genital stage the time for the coming together of the mature adult personality With the capacity to love work and relate to others in a mutually satisfying and reciprocal manner


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