Exam Dates - Spring 2011
1. Central to the concept of developmental stages postulated by Erickson is the belief that:
a. personality is unchangeable by the time a child enters school
b. social and cultural factors affect personality
c. personality is determined by biological libidinal tension
d. the superego is the mediator between the libido and the social world
2. Which of the following is true?
a. Sensitizors report low anxiety and demonstrate low physiological anxiety.
b. Repressors report low anxiety and demonstrate low physiological anxiety.
c. Sensitizors report low anxiety and demonstrate high physiological anxiety.
d. Repressors report low anxiety and demonstrate high physiological anxiety.
1. Which procedure has proven to be the most effective in predicting behavior?
a. the theoretical method
b. the clinical method
c. the intuitive method
d. the statistical method
2. According to Snyder and Ickes, which of the following would predict behavior best?
a. an abstract trait
b. a specific trait
c. a peripheral trait
d. an unnamed trait