TB7 SPA Lecture 1; An introduction to personality

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1. Which are the two main criticisms of projective tests?

  • Lack of reliability (weak predictive power, lacks convergence with other psychometric scales, mental illnesses not considered),Lack of validity (no general consensus)
  • Lack of reliability (no general consensus), Lack of validity (weak predictive power, lacks convergence with other psychometric scales, mental illnesses not considered)
  • Lack of reliability (no general consensus), Lack of research evidence supporting it
  • Lack of validity (weak predictive power, lacks convergence with other psychometric scales, mental illnesses not considered), considered a branch of pseudoscience
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2. According to Bandura, what can self-efficacy be modified by?

  • Modelling/Shadowing
  • Encouragement & support, Vicarious experience, Modelling/shadwing
  • Vicarious experience
  • Encoragement & Support

3. What is acquiescence?

  • Disagreeing with items regardless of context
  • Agreeing with items regardless of context
  • Agreeing with items because of context
  • Disagreeing with items because of context

4. Which of these are the best ways to reduce acquiescence?

  • Use a Likert scale
  • Balanced scales (e.g reversed items), Unambiguity (e.g refer to specific behaviours)
  • Use emotive questions, Balanced scales (e.g reversed items)
  • Use emotive questions, Unambiguity (e.g refer to specific behaviours)

5. Which of these is NOT one of the OCEAN structures of personality?

  • Excitement
  • Neuroticism
  • Agreeableness
  • Openness
  • Extraversion
  • Concientiousness

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