Behavior Science - Block 1 - Part 1

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The set of psychological traits and mechanisms within the individual that are organized and relatively enduring and that influence his or her interactions with, and adaptations to, the intrapsychic, physical, and social environments Personality
Sociable, fun-loving, and affectionate vs. retiring, somber, and reservedExtraversion
Softhearted, trusting, and helpful vs. ruthless, suspicious, and uncooperativeAgreeableness
Organized, careful, and disciplined vs. disorganized, careless, and impulsiveConscientiousness
Calm, secure, and self-satisfied vs. anxious, insecure, and self-pityingEmotional Stability
Imaginative, independent, and interested in variety vs. practical, conformingOpenness
L = Lie Scale, F = Frequency Scale, K = Korrection ScaleValidity Scales
Validity scale should be within this range to be considered valid50 - 65
Frequency of bizarre experiencesFrequency Scale (F)
Measure of how truthful one isLie Scale (L)
Added onto clinical scalesKorrection (K)


(Insert 1.64)
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Anxiety scales1 and 7
Schizophrenia scales6-9
Faking bad4


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Symptoms that are added to normal symptoms of a normal personPositive Symptoms
Symptoms that are subtracted from the normal symptoms of a normal personNegative Symptoms
Rorschach Test, TAT, Draw-a-Person and Sentence Completion test are this type of testProjection Tests
Project themselves and their feelings into the picture, compare to other’s interpretations (does it fit in?)Rorschach Test
Patient tells a story about an ambiguous set of pictures shown to them; stories give glimpse into pt’s perspectiveTAT
Draw house, person or tree. Most often draw same sex; research meanings of items drawnDraw A Person
Complete the sentence told to them by the examinerSentence Completion
Focus on the inner workings of personality, especially internal conflicts and strugglesPsychodynamic
Focus on external environment and on the effects of conditioning and learningBehavioristic
Attribute differences in personality to socialization, expectations, and mental processesSocial Learning
Focus on private, subjective experience and personal growthHumanistic
This will come into the foreground of thought and will stay there until it is meetNeed
Life energy according to FreudLibido
Sexual energy according to FreudEros
Death energy according to FreudThanatos
Composed the Id, Ego and SuperegoPsyche
Part of the Psyche that works on the pleasure principle. It is highly susceptible to anxiety. Primary process thinking that is unconsciousId
Part of the Psyche that works in the real world to protect other parts of the Psyche. Has executive functions. Works on the reality principle and has parts that are conscious, preconscious and unconsciousEgo
Part of the Psyche that works in moral imperatives. Has parts that are conscious, preconscious and unconsciousSuperego