Thursday, June 6, 2013

Quiz Two

1.      (T) or F  People can be compared and contrasted with respect to their traits.
2.      (T) or F  Scientific research on traits began in the late 19th century and was greatly promoted by advances in statistics, such as the invention of the correlation coefficient and factor analysis.
3.      Match the following theorists with elements of their theories:
Through extensive factor
analysis, he derived 16 basic source traits.
His critique launched the
person–situation debate in personality psychology, which ran through the 1970s and 1980s and eventually shaped a good deal of thinking in personality psychology today.
His approach to traits tended toward the literary.
Factor analysis- extraversion–
introversion, neuroticism, and psychoticism

4.      Match the following:

encompasses such qualities of human personality as gregariousness, assertiveness, and excitement seeking,

Openness to Experience
culture, intellectance, and inquiring intellect
Friendly compliance
hard-working, self-disciplined, responsible
emotional stability
5.      (T) or F A newer line of research has suggested, however, that individual differences in E, or positive affectivity, may be linked to a behavioral approach system (BAS) in the brain

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