AP Psychology 3.5 Personality

AP Psychology 3.5 Personality. Which test would a psychoanalyst prefer?

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a test based on its content better get our thinking caps on here come on do [kid wearing a thinking cap]

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it we won't start till you do there we go all right so first up is A) the MMPI

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a self-reporting test that relies heavily on the honesty of the test taker

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the problem with this answer is that it deals with conscious thought self

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reporting and self analysis so it's not exactly the sort of thing psychoanalysts

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are known for like the MMPI the CPI is also a self-reporting test but it [CPI abbreviation written as California Personality Inventory]

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focuses more on everyday interpersonal behaviors found in the general

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population like self control and dominance but seeing as it's so similar [

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to A) it likely won't fly with Freud either C) is the scholastic aptitude [Freud flying in a fighter jet plane]

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test otherwise known as the SAT you know it you love it you probably had [Exam paper with SAT written on it]

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nightmares about it and while Freud would have plenty to say about the dream

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where you showed up to the SATs without any pants on these standardized college [Boy appears in an exam hall without any pants and screams]

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admissions tests don't have anything particularly psychoanalytical about them

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similarly we doubt he'd be very interested in your AP Psychology test

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either so we're sure you have a lot to say about that one huh? yeah. That leaves [Boy studying for the AP Psychology test]

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us with correct answer the Rorschach inkblot test psychoanalysts love

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projective tests like the Rorschach as the test allows them to look deep into

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someone's subconscious objective tests like the MMPI rely too much on conscious

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reaction while a projective test that is where a person responds to ambiguous

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stimuli can tap into a person's subconscious and reveal issues that [Objective and projective explanation for the MMPI and Rorschach tests]

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might otherwise be filtered by the conscious speaking of filters you could

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use one for that sailors mouth ears