5PPE3003 Jan. 28

5PPE3003 Jan. 28 - PPE3003 1/28/08 Chapter 5-Personality...

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PPE3003 1/28/08 Chapter 5 Personality developments over time I. Personality development a. How personality changes and stays the same over time b. Longitudinal study i. Same group of people over time II. Personality stability over time a. Stability during infancy i. Temperament assessed by 1. activity level 2. smiling and laughter 3. fear ii. stable individual differences emerge early iii. as infants mature, stability in these variables (above) increase b. stability during childhood i. activity level 1. moderate stability during childhood ii. correlated with activity at later ages (+) iii. correlations weaken as time between tests increases c. stability of childhood aggression i. individual differences in aggression by 3 years old ii. rank order stability (between people) over many years 1. take classroom and rank kids in order of most aggressive and least aggressive…over years the levels of aggression will stay mostly stable iii. again: relationships weaken with time III. Personality change
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course PPE 3003 taught by Professor Madsen during the Spring '06 term at FSU.

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5PPE3003 Jan. 28 - PPE3003 1/28/08 Chapter 5-Personality...

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