AP Psychology Homework
Personality  (Part I)

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  1. According to Freud, a "seething cauldron" of mostly unacceptable unconscious thoughts, wishes, feelings, and memories. _______________________

  2. A readiness to perceive oneself favorably. _____________ - __________________ __________

  3. Defense mechanism that offers self-justifying explanations in place of the real, more threatening, unconscious reasons for oneís actions. _______________________________

  4. The interacting influences between personality, environmental factors, and behavior described by Bandura. _______________________________ ________________________________

  5. The reservoir of unconscious psychic energy that strives to satisfy basic sexual drives. __________________

  6. According to Maslow, the ultimate psychological need that arises after basic physical and psychological needs are met and self-esteem is achieved; the motivation to fulfill oneís potential. ____________________ - ____________________________

  7. Defense mechanism by which people disguise their own threatening impulses by attributing them to others. ______________________________

  8. The most widely researched and clinically used of all personality tests. It was originally developed to identify emotional disorders. ___________________

  9. Defense mechanism by which by which the ego unconsciously switches unacceptable impulses into their opposites. ___________________________ __________________________

  10. An individualís characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling, and acting. _______________________

  11. The most widely used projective test. It consists of a set of 10 inkblots. ____________________

  12. According to Freud, a boyís sexual desires toward his mother and feelings of jealousy and hatred for his rival father. __________________________ ________________________

  13. A characteristic pattern of behavior or a disposition to feel and act, as assessed by self-report inventories. _______________________

  14. The childhood stages of development (oral, anal, phallic, latency, and genital) during which the idís pleasure-seeking energies focus on distinct erogenous zones. _____________________________ _______________________

  15. A defense mechanism in which an individual faced with anxiety retreats to a more infantile psychosexual stage. ____________________________

  16. The hopelessness and passive resignation an animal or human learns when unable to avoid repeated aversive events. _______________________ ____________________________

  17. The part of the personality that, according to Freud, represents internalized ideals and provides standards for judgment (the conscience) and for future aspirations. _____________________

  18. A defense mechanism that shifts sexual or aggressive impulses toward a more acceptable or less threatening object or person. ______________________________

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