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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi refers to a state of high concentration, self-forgetfulness, and mild ecstasy as being what?
(a) “On par.”
(b) “In flow.”
(c) “In tune.”
2. Walter Mischel’s test in the 1960s measured what?
(a) Deferred gratification.
(b) Marriages and arguments.
(c) Post-traumatic stress disorder.
(d) Childhood obesity.
3. Dr. Antonio Damasio works at the College of Medicine at what university?
(a) The University of Iowa.
(b) Harvard University.
(c) Pennsylvania State University.
(d) Rutgers University.
4. What term refers to a learning disability in reading nonverbal messages?
5. When was Alfred Binet born?
Short Answer Questions
1. Emotionally neglected children have a tendency to do what, according to the author in Part Two: Chapter 7, “The Roots of Empathy”?
2. What surrounds the brain stem like a ring providing improved tools for survival such as learning and memory?
3. John Mayer names three styles of handling one’s emotions. What is the second?
4. Charisma combines four separate interpersonal intelligence components. What is the first?
5. What component of the brain remembers facts and context?
Short Essay Questions
1. What biological explanation is given as a possible cause for alexithymia in Part Two: Chapter 4, “Know Thyself”?
2. What discovery did Walter Mischel make through his experiments in the 1960s?
3. What does Howard Gardner suggest regarding EI in Part Two: Chapter 3, “When Smart Is Dumb”?
4. The growth of the human fetal brain parallels the evolution of the brain in other species. What is the first part of the brain to develop and what purpose does this part of the brain serve?
5. How does researcher Paul Ekman describe his three “display rules” for emotions in Part Two: Chapter 8, “The Social Arts”?
6. How is alexithymia defined in Part Two: Chapter 4, “Know Thyself”? Who coined this term?
7. Where in the brain is the limbic system located? What purpose does this section of the brain serve?
8. What study of C. R. Snyder’s is described in Part Two: Chapter 6, “The Master Aptitude”? What did his results indicate?
9. What did William Pithers discover about empathy in psychopaths, according to the author in Part Two: Chapter 7, “The Roots of Empathy”?
10. What five categories of emotional intelligence are described in Part Two: Chapter 3, “When Smart Is Dumb”? Who names these categories?
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