Class 4 - Personality and Stress - Personality ≠ Charisma...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–7. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Personality ≠ Charisma Personality has many definitions based on the theory that we will be addressing, however… For this class, personality: psychological qualities that contribute to an individual’s enduring and distinctive pattern of feeling, thinking, and behaving Cervone and Pervin What we consistently display What makes us different from others What is not controlled by the situation
Image of page 2
Psychodynamic approach – attempts to understand the causes of personality differences Phenomenological and social/cognitive approaches – attempts to understand how our interpretations of ourselves and social world impact our personality Biological approach – attempts to separate out individuals based on genetics and biological responses to situations Trait approach – attempts to differentiate and predict the behaviors of individuals based on terms
Image of page 3

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Individuals are consistent in their behaviors across situations/time Individuals are consistent across various roles Daughter Student Sister Friend Individuals are aware of their behaviors/traits Traits are measurable/quantifiable
Image of page 4
Myer Friedman and Ray Rosenman’s Types (1950’s- 1980’s) Type A’s – rapid, loud, hurried, tense Type B’s – slow, quiet, deliberate, relaxed In original studies (1964) type A’s were linked to 2x risk of CHD Follow-ups have not found this result Suggestions of “hostility” playing a bigger role in original results
Image of page 5

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Born in 1916 in Berlin, Germany Fled to UK during WWII Parents were both actors and he developed a fondness for acting (was in a movie at age 6) Very wild youth Severely injured by a fall on the rings (broke every bone in his right arm) Lost most of his sight in his right eye when someone shot a staple into it with a rubber band Obsessed with and involved in numerous sports
Image of page 6
Image of page 7
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern