Project #34207 - Psychology of Personality

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What a person tells you about his or her attitudes would be considered:
A. S-data.
B. O-data.
C. T-data.
D. L-data.
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The best way to measure the speed at which people process information would be to use:
A. physiological data.
B. projective tests.
C. an actometer.
D. fMRI.
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The use of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI):
A. is extremely useful for eliciting eye blink responses when individuals are startled.
B. can be used to assess an individual’s activity level.
C. measures oxygen flow in the brain due to blood concentrations.
D. is used to discover individuals with “magnetic” personalities.
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L-data are any data that are concerned with:
A. lies an individual tells.
B. the life of a person.
C. the labels used in the nervous system.
D. the likeability of an individual.
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The best reason to use multiple sources of data in personality research is to:
A. establish cross-data source consistency across all of the sources of data.
B. increase the validity of each of the data sources under investigation.
C. average out any idiosyncrasies of any particular single source of data.
D. increase the resultant split half reliability coefficients.
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“Reliability” refers to the ability:
A. to assign a personality test score to a person.
B. to measure what the personality test purports to measure.
C. of the personality test to produce the same test score for an individual at other testings.
D. of a personality test to measure other personality traits.
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The type of validity that subsumes all other types of validity is:
A. predictive validity.
B. construct validity.
C. face validity.
D. discriminant validity.
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If a measure predicts behaviors in many contexts, it has high:
A. discriminant validity.
B. reliability.
C. generalizability.
D. coherence.
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If people who score high on extraversion also score high on measures of happiness, extraversion and happiness are:
A. not correlated.
B. positively correlated.
C. negatively correlated.
D. possibly correlated, but there is not enough information here to know.
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Correlation CANNOT provide any information about:
A. significance.
B. causality.
C. directionality.
D. generalizability.

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