Chp 12 Personality

Chp 12 Personality - individual interpretations of the...

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Chp. 12 Personality Personality: an individual’s characteristic style of behaving, thinking, and feeling o Self-report : a series of answer to a questionnaire that asks people to indicate the extent to which sets of statements or adjectives accurately describe their own behavior and mental state o Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI): a well- researched, clinical questionnaire used to asses personality and psychological problems o Projective techniques: a standard series of ambiguous stimuli designed to elicit unique responses that reveal inner aspects of an individual’s personality o Rorscharch Inkblot Test: a projective personality test in which
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Unformatted text preview: individual interpretations of the meaning of a set of unstructured inkblots are analyzed to identify a respondent’s inner feelings and interpret his or her personality structure o Thematic Apperception Test (TAT): a projective personality test in which respondents reveal underlying motives, concerns, and the way they see the social world through the stories they make up about ambiguous pictures of people • Trait: a relatively stable disposition to behave in a particular and consistent way o Big Five: the traits of the five-factor model: conscientiousness, agreeableness, neuroticism, openness to experience, and extraversion...
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2008 for the course PSY 10001 taught by Professor Venter during the Fall '08 term at Notre Dame.

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