TB7 SPA Lecture 1; An introduction to personality

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1. Which of these is NOT a good way to improve reliability in self-report questionnaires?

  • Use suitable items
  • Avoid abbreiviations
  • Ensure understanding
  • Use conventional language
  • Use unconventional language
  • Shorter questions
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2. What is the main concept of the humanist approach?

  • Personality is a result of learning experiences (An interaction between Personal and Behavioural factors)
  • Humans are motivated by a need for positive growth with an emphasis on personal responsibility. Individual Experiences are NOT important
  • Humans are motivated by a need for positive growth with an emphasis on personal responsibility. Individual Experiences are important
  • Personality is a result of learning experiences (An interaction between Personal, Behavioural and Environmental factors)

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 is not one of Allport's definitions of personality?

  • Relatively stable part of a person
  • Influences a range of human exeriences
  • Interaction of body and mind
  • An intergrated external system
  • An adaptive organised system

5. What is concurrent validity?

  • The scale is NOT related to things it should NOT be related to
  • Can it accurately predict?
  • The scale is +vley related to things it should be
  • Does it correlate with standard measures of the same concept?
  • The scale is -vley related to things it should be

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