Please enter something

PYSC 2303 Ch 19 Quiz

question

Kelly called the interpretations people place on events
answer

constructs.
question

Kelly’s personal construct theory emphasizes the notion that
answer

people are constantly changing the way they view events.
question

When incompatible constructs can no longer be tolerated, a person is said to become
answer

anxious.
question

All women are humans all humans are mammals: all mammals are animals. This statement expresses Kelly’s ______ corollary.
answer

organization
question

According to Kelly, a permeable construct
answer

facilitates change and adaptation.
question

Personal construct theory assumes that behavior is
answer

guided by anticipation of events.
question

Kelly believed that people’s attempts to interpret and explain events is similar to that of
answer

scientists.
question

Kelly’s choice corollary allows people to extend and define
answer

future constructs.
question

Before developing fixed-role therapy, Kelly used an unusual procedure for modifying constructs. This procedure involved
answer

offering “preposterous interpretations” to explain clients’ behavior
question

Kelly’s constructive alternativism assumes that
answer

people’s conclusions are subject to revision and change.
question

According to Kelly, our pattern of behavior that results from our understanding of the constructs of others is our
answer

role.
question

Which of these statements would Kelly say represents a construct as opposed to a concept?
answer

Chris is taller than Pat, but not as heavy.
question

Kelly believed that the conclusions of scientists should be regarded
answer

with skepticism.
question

According to Kelly, a person’s construct system
answer

is a finite number of opposite constructs.
question

According to Kelly, facts
answer

carry meaning for us to discover.
question

Kelly stated that people belong to the same cultural group because they
answer

construe their experience in the same way.
question

The purpose of Kelly’s fixed-role therapy is to
answer

allow clients to discover hidden aspects of themselves.
question

To Kelly, our actions are shaped by
answer

our anticipation of events.
question

Kelly’s fragmentation corollary allows for
answer

coexistence of incompatible elements.
question

According to Kelly, psychologically unhealthy people
answer

cling to outdated personal constructs.
question

Like Carl Rogers, Kelly believed that his theory of personality
answer

question

Grant tends to see all his experiences with women as power struggles. Which of Kelly’s corollaries is best illustrated by Grant’s refusal to change his attitude toward women?
answer

modulation corollary
question

Kelly’s basic postulate assumes that behavior is guided by
answer

present perceptions of future events.
question

As a scientific theory, Kelly’s psychology of constructs is rated highest on its
answer

internal consistency.
question

Kelly’s insistence that a construct is an either/or proposition is reflected in which corollary?
answer

dichotomy
question

According to Kelly, fear is unlike threat in that fear
answer

involves incidental modification of personal constructs.
question

Personal constructs on Kelly’s repertory grid consist of two poles:
answer

emergent and implicit.
question

According to Kelly, what results when incompatible constructs become intolerable and people’s construction system breaks down?
answer

pathological anxiety
question

Kelly held that, generally speaking, people
answer