1PPE3003 Jan. 9

1PPE3003 Jan. 9 - Personality Psychology Unit 1 1/9/07 I....

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Personality Psychology Unit 1 1/9/07 I. Personality a. The set of psych. Traits and mechanisms within the individual that’s organized and relatively enduring and that influences his/her interactions with and adaptations to the environment (inc. the intrapsychic, physical, and social environment) i. Traits and mechanisms 1. traits a. how a person acts on average b. ex. On average is a person anxious or carefree 2. mechanisms a. how people process information about situations and self ii. within the individual 1. personality is theorized to be internal NOT result of situations (social psych) iii. organized and relatively enduring 1. consistent pattern over time and across situations 2. ex. Comparing my behavior from 2 yrs ago to today 3. ex. In classroom or hanging with friends (will act different in class) iv. influences interactions with and adaptations to the environment 1. what environment people choose and how they react II. Environmental elements a. Intrapsychic i. Inside our own minds
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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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