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PSYCH 645 Week 1 DQ 1

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Define personality from a psychological viewpoint. How is that different from a conversational comment that someone has a great personality?

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PSYCH 645 Week 1 DQ 2

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com How can a theory be reliable or consistent over time if personality is believed to change?


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PSYCH 645 Week 1 Individual Scientific Study of Personality Paper (2 Papers)

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com This Tutorial contains 2 Papers of this Assignment Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper that explores personality characteristics. Address the following in your paper: • How do psychologists define personality? Provide an overview of the definition of personality. • Researchers use a number of different methods to study personality. Three of the most commonly used methods are case studies, correlational designs, and experimental designs or true experiments. o How do these methods differ? o What kind of information does each provide? o What are the advantages and disadvantages of each method? Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines, 6th Edition Citations: Minimum of 4 Peer Reviewed Journal References. Submit Certificate of Originality.


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PSYCH 645 Week 2 DQ 1

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Week 2 DQ 1 - Due Day 2 (Wednesday) Mandatory: Locate one peer reviewed study on psychoanalytic theory published in the last 5 years within a Peer Reviewed Journal. How does the study present material differently than earlier analysts. Include an APA citation of your chosen study in your response. How are psychoanalytic concepts addressed in current research studies. Provide examples.

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PSYCH 645 Week 2 DQ 2

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Week 2 DQ 2 - Due Day 4 (Friday) Is Freud's theory a viable theory for this century? Provide reasons for your view.

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PSYCH 645 Week 2 Individual Assignment Psychodynamic Theorist Paper (2 Papers)

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com This Tutorial contains 2 Papers of this Assignment Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper discussing Freud, Erikson, and two other psychoanalytic or neo-psychoanalytic theorists. Answer the following questions in your paper: • Why was Freud’s work so influential? • How did the analysts that followed Freud dissent from his viewpoint? • What links the theorists in the psychoanalytic theory group?• What are three or more psychoanalytic concepts that are relevant to today’s culture? Explain their relevance and provide an example of each.


Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Citations: Minimum of 6 Peer Reviewed Journal References. Submit Certificate of Originality

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PSYCH 645 Week 2 Learning Team Quiz 1

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Multiple Choice 1. The text emphasizes that a big difference between intuitive theories about people and scientific theories of personality is that the personality scientist must A) engage in scientific observation. B) interrelate concepts about people systematically. C) provide ideas that are testable. D) all of the above. 2. A unique feature of a course in personality psychology is that, unlike other courses, the focus is on A) motivation. B) nervous system functioning.


C) the whole person. D) social systems and culture. 3. The text defines personality mainly in terms of A) consistent patterns of behavior. B) unconscious wishes. C) traits. D) all of the above. 4. In general terms, the text suggests that the science of personality A) is the study of how individuals differ in their perceptions and how these differences relate to their total functioning. B) attempts to understand how people are alike while recognizing that individuals are different in some ways. C) attempts to develop strategies for further research. D) all of the above. 5. Which of the following are emphasized as central to the study of personality? A) individual differences and consistent patterns of functioning. B) individual differences and the operation of conscious processes. C) patterns of organization and the operation of conscious processes. D) all of the above. 6. Structural concepts refer to A) stable aspects of personality. B) dynamic aspects of personality. C) parts of the body. D) all of the above. 7. “Units of analysis� refer to A) the basic variables of a given theory. B) the original source of data for a given theory. C) the research methods employed most frequently in a given theory. D) the theoretical assumptions of a given theorist.


8. The personality concept that refers to individual consistency and approximates the lay person's concepts to describe people is A) response. B) habit. C) trait. D) motive. 9. A clustering of traits is called a A) unit of analysis. B) type. C) factor. D) dimension. 8.99. Concepts such as trait and type fall into which of the following areas? A) structure. B) process. C) growth and development. D) psychopathology. Chapter: Chapter 02: The Scientific Study of People Multiple Choice 1. The theories and research of scientific personality psychologists differ from those of the ordinary person in being A) more general and testable. B) more explicit and testable. C) more general and valid. D) more explicit and valid 2. The text emphasizes that: A) theory and research are separate endeavors. B) one cannot have “theory-free research� because theory inevitably informs research procedures. C) to get a good theory, one first must engage in theory-free research, with the research findings being used to generate a theory.


D) the measures used to assess personality, in doing personality research, generally are, and should be, theory-free. 3. In clinical research there is A) minimal experimental control and maximum emphasis on naturally occurring phenomena. B) maximum experimental control and maximum emphasis on naturally occurring phenomena. C) minimal experimental control and minimum emphasis on naturally occurring phenomena. D) maximum experimental control and minimum emphasis on naturally occurring phenomena. 4. The approach to research emphasizing the intensive study of individuals is A) correlational. B) clinical. C) experimental. D) naturalistic observation. 5. In clinical research A) many variables can be considered at one time. B) behavior can be observed naturally. C) verbal reports can be used. D) all of the above. 6. In clinical research, the investigator generally A) makes things happen. B) studies one person. C) studies few aspects of the person. D) all of the above. 7. Manipulating one variable and observing its effects on another variable is characteristic of A) clinical research. B) experimental research. C) correlational research.


D) none of the above. 8. The effort to gain control over the variables of interest and establish if-then causal relationships is descriptive of which approach to research? A) correlational. B) clinical. C) naturalistic observation. D) experimental. 9. Which of the following is not a characteristic distinctive of experimental research? A) manipulation of specific variables. B) recording of data objectively. C) establishment of cause-effect relationships. D) all of the above are distinctive. 8.99. Which of the following is not a feature of experimental research? A) establishment if-then relationships. B) establishment consistent individual differences. C) establishment experimental control over variables. D) All of the above are features of experimental research.

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PSYCH 645 Week 3 DQ 1

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How do humanistic psychologists view the human, the quest for selfactualization, and the limitations on reaching self-actualization?

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PSYCH 645 Week 3 DQ 2

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Week 3 DQ 2 - Due Day 4 (Friday) Explain the fundamental differences between the theories of Freud and Rogers. Discuss the social and cultural factors that contributed to these differences. Describe at least two ways in which these theorists are similar.

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PSYCH 645 Week 3 History and Theory Paper (Freud and Rogers) (2 Papers)


For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com This Tutorial contains 2 Papers of this Assignment Consider the eras, life histories, and personalities of Freud and Rogers. Identify two research articles published in the last 5 years: one that investigates a psychoanalytic or Freudian construct and one that investigates a client-centered, humanistic, or Rogerian construct. Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper about Freud and Rogers that addresses the following: • Provide a summary of each article, highlighting theprocesses that contemporary psychologists use to develop the theories of Freud and Rogers. • Explain their views of human nature and their worldviews as expressed in their respective theories. • Which aspect of their theory do you think would be different if they were alive and working today? • Explain how social and cultural factors influenced the development of Freud’s and Rogers’ respective theories of personality.


Format your paper according to APA guidelines. Citations: Please use a minimum of 6 Peer Reviewed journal articles Submit Certificate of Originality

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PSYCH 645 Week 3 Learning Team Quiz 2

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Quiz 2 Multiple Choice 1. Rogers' theory is primarily a theory of A) the structure of personality. B) the nature of psychology as a science. C) the process of change. D) psychopathology 2. Two main trends seen throughout Rogers' life are A) a concern with the subjective-experiential and the objectivescientific. B) concern with religion and philosophy. C) concern with individuals and media. D) concern with the correlational approach and the construct validity approach.


3. Rogers' theory of personality is associated with a particular view of human nature. That view is reflected in which of the following statements? A) to the extent that people are as Freud pictured them they are neurotic. B) human nature is basically negative. C) self-actualization is essentially the same as Freud's concept of socialization. D) people are basically sinful. 4. Which of the following statements does not accurately reflect an aspect of Rogers' theory of personality? A) A person's phenomenological field is made up of both conscious and unconscious perceptions. B) The most important determinants of behavior are those which are unconscious. C) A person's phenomenological field is made up of both symbolized and unsymbolized perceptions. D) The most important determinants of behavior are those which are symbolized. 5. The phenomenological approach emphasizes A) feelings-experiences. B) perceptions. C) self-report measures. D) all of the above. 1. Within the Rogerian framework, the neurotic person is a person A) whose psychic energy is released indirectly through pathological behavior because direct expression of needs and drives would be too threatening to the self. B) whose self-concept reflects nothing more than his organismic experience.


C) whose self-concept does not reflect accurately organismic experience. D) both (a) and (b). 2. The concept of flow relates to A) water pressure on the brain. B) positive states of consciousness. C) the effects of rewards on performance. D) the pleasure of water sports. 3. According to self-determination theory A) people are innately rebellious. B) people function at their best performing out of anxiety. C) people prefer freely chosen to compelled activities. D) all of the above. 4. Rogers' attitude toward making differential diagnoses in psychopathology might be summed up in the following statement. A) Differential diagnoses help a therapist to design individualized treatment programs. B) Differential diagnoses are useful in that they help point out the individual's specific problem areas. C) Differential diagnoses are relatively worthless as aids to psychotherapy. D) None of the above. 5. Which is not a defense mentioned by Rogers? A) distortion. B) denial. C) projection. D) sublimation.


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PSYCH 645 Week 4 DQ 1

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com What do you think are the top five contributions to behavioral and cognitive theories?

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PSYCH 645 Week 4 DQ 2

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Skinner discussed environmental control of behavior. Apply that concept to today’s culture of social media, such as the Internet, You Tube, camera crime prevention, and tweeting. Do our behaviors change because of this type of environmental control?


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PSYCH 645 Week 4 Individual Assignment Phobia Paper (Little Hans, Dog Phobia, Public Speaking) (3 Papers)

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com This Tutorial contains 3 Papers of this Assignment For this assignment, you will choose from the following options: • Dog Phobia Paper • Public Speaking Phobia Paper • Little Hans Case Study Read the University Material: Explaining Phobia Paper located on the student website. Submit Certificate of Originality

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PSYCH 645 Week 4 Learning Team Quiz 3


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1. As a scientist, Kelly viewed the person as A) basically good. B) basically active. C) basically evil. D) a "tabula rasa" (blank slate). 2. Kelly's view of the person as a scientist implies that the person as an organism is essentially A) always trying to understand the present through an evaluation of the past. B) always trying to understand the present through an evaluation of the present. C) always trying to understand the past through an evaluation of the future. D) always trying to understand the future through an evaluation of the present. 3. Within Kelly's cognitive theory of personality, the term "constructive alternativism" means A) we have the ability to seek objective reality in many alternative ways.


B) when we are limited by objective reality we have the ability to express ourselves in alternative ways. C) there is no objective reality - only alternative ways of constructing events. D) none of the above. 4. People have many different notions about what the goals of science are. Kelly felt that the goal of science is A) the development of construct systems that are helpful in anticipating events. B) the discovery of truth. C) the uncovering of things heretofore unknown. D) none of the above. 5. Kelly suggested that a problem with psychologists is A) they do not assume people act on the same basis they do. B) they believe in absolute truths. C) they reject the value of subjective, personal knowledge. D) all of the above. 6. According to Kelly we are A) free. B) determined. C) victims of the past or present. D) depends on our construction of things. 7. According to Kelly, a theory has A) reliability and validity. B) loose and tight constructs. C) a range of convenience and a focus of convenience. D) all of the above. 8. For Kelly, theories are


A) B) C) D)

part of the discovery of truth. valid or invalid. modifiable. maintained until an inaccurate prediction.

9. The value of constructs is that they A) help us to gratify our instincts. B) help us to impose order and regularity on the world. C) are associated with affect and motivation. D) all of the above. 8.99. According to Kelly, a construct A) always has two poles. B) is not always verbal. C) both (a) and (b). D) neither (a) nor (b).

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PSYCH 645 Week 5 DQ 1

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com 1. Discuss the role of nature and nurture in one of the following cases: o An individual with borderline personality disorder who experiences regular episodes of clinical depression


o A child suffering from malnutrition who is having trouble learning basic skills in school o An adult with type II diabetes who suffers from insomnia and depression o A young adult who regularly drinks to excess in order to unwind and relieve stress

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PSYCH 645 Week 5 DQ 2

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com What influence do plasticity, twin studies, environment, and rehabilitation have when considering brain damage and change of personality?

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PSYCH 645 Week 5 Individual Programmatic Assessment- Personality Development Paper (2 Papers)


For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com This Tutorial contains 2 Papers of this Assignment Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper that examines the influences of traits—such as trait theory—and biology—such as temperament—on personality development. Answer the following questions in your paper: • How does the gene-environment interaction influence personality? • Is culture a factor in personality expression? • What do twin studies show us about the inheritability of personality? • What characteristics of temperament are stable over time and contribute to our adult personality? • Are specific characteristics consistent over situation and over time? Include an explanation of how the following personality models may be adapted to account for variation in the personal, societal, and cultural factors discussed in your paper: • Biological model • Five-factor trait theory • Temperament model of personality Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Citations: Use a minimum of 5 Peer Reviewed Journal Articles Submit Certificate of Originality


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PSYCH 645 Week 5 Team Assignment Theory Tables (2 Papers)

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com This Tutorial contains 2 Answers for this Assignment Complete the University Material: Theory Tables. Report the major figures that influence trait and biological theories, the key concepts that determine personality formation, and how they explain disordered personality. Evaluate each theory on its comprehensiveness, applicability, cultural utility, and support from empirical research. Discuss your findings with your team. Submit the completed chart to your instructor. Submit Certificate of Originalitylity

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PSYCH 645 Week 6 Individual Assignment Personality Theory Paper (2 Papers)


For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com This Tutorial contains 2 Papers of this Assignment Read the University Material: Personality Theory Paper located on the student website and follow the instructions to complete the assignment. Citations: A minimum of 7 Peer Reviewed Journal Articles Submit Certificate of Originality

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PSYCH 645 Week 6 Team Assignment Gender and Personality Presentation (2 PPT)

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com This Tutorial contains 2 PPT of this Assignment Resource: Ch. 3, 9, & 13 of Personality. Create a 8.99- to 15-slide presentation discussing gender and personality.


Address the following questions in your presentation: • Do men and women develop personality in a different manner? Is there a difference in the expression of personality in varying social and occupational roles? • Are certain aspects of personality theory more applicable to men and others more applicable to women? • How does gender interact with biological, social, and cultural factors to form personality? • Do certain theories have strengths or limitations with respect to gender and personality? Citations: A minimum of 7 Peer Reviewed Journal Articles Submit Certificate of Originalityignment.

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Psych 645 Possible Is Everything--snaptutorial.com  

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Define personality from a psychological viewpoint. How is that different from a conversational...

Psych 645 Possible Is Everything--snaptutorial.com  

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Define personality from a psychological viewpoint. How is that different from a conversational...

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