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You, Wonderful You: Personality
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Personality Personality : Distinctive and relatively enduring ways of thinking, feeling, and acting that characterize a person’s responses to situations Examples: Thinking: Optimism, self-esteem Feeling: Temperament, emotional stability (e.g., moodiness) Behavior: Extraversion, conscientiousness
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Trait Theories of Personality Personality traits : Relatively stable cognitive, emotional, and behavioral characteristics that establish personal identity and can be used to distinguish people Example: Trait extraversion
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The Big Five
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The Big Five O penness – means a person is imaginative, independent minded and has divergent thinking C onscientiousness – means a person is responsible, orderly and dependable E xtraversion – means a person is, talkative, social and assertive A greeableness – means a person is good natured, co-operative and trusting N euroticism – means a person is anxious, prone to depression and worries a lot
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The Pooh Big Five: My Invention O penness C onscientiousness E xtraversion A greeableness N euroticism
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Controversy: Situational Consistency
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The Stanford Prison Study www. prison exp.org
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The Milgram Obedience Study
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Formation, Part 1: Psychodynamic Theories
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course PSYC 120 taught by Professor Beck during the Fall '08 term at Abilene Christian University.

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