Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory
1. In the research conducted by Hans Eysenck, factor analysis was used to identify ________ basic personality dimensions. Of these, the tendency to distort reality was labeled:
- five; conscientiousness
- three; extraversion
- three; psychoticism
- five; neuroticism.
2. I show you a picture of an adult figure hovering over a sleeping child. I ask you to tell me a story about what you think is happening. Which kind of projective test am I using?
- Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2
- Behavioral assessment test
- Rorschach test
- Thematic Apperception Test
3. I’m not all that happy, but when I smile I feel better. This idea might best be expressed by the
- emotional similarity theory.
- theory of universal affect programming.
- facial feedback hypothesis.
- facial-affect program.
4. Having been attacked and bitten by a German shepherd, Sam reacts with fear on spotting any large dog. According to recent developments in brain research the linking role of the _________ is paramount in the recall of this sort of fear-evoking stimulus.
- visual cortex
- left temporal lobe
5. To formulate a general definition of emotion, it will be most accurate to say that
- emotions are feelings that have both physiological and cognitive elements.
- emotions are adaptive physiological responses to feelings.
- an emotion is a specific reaction to a perceived change in a situation.
- emotion is a feeling state evoked by an expressed behavior.
6. Which of the following statements regarding the outcomes of Mary Ainsworth’s strange situation experiments is most accurate?
- Only two-year-olds are capable of showing a secure attachment.
- Ambivalent children may both hit and embrace their mother on her return.
- Disorganized-disoriented behavior precedes a secure attachment.
- Avoidant children cry when the mother returns to the playroom.