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PSY 260Assignment BThe Trait perspective consists of the Five-Factor model; Extraversion, Neuroticism,Agreeableness, Conscientiousness, and Openness. Beth Jarrett proves to be high in extraversion asshe thrives off of peer acceptance and her social impact in her group of upper-middle class friends.Also, she appears the most comfortable only when she’s socializing with friends, whether it be at aparty or an outing. Her level of neuroticism is also high as she has strongly negative reactions tostress; any mention of Buck, her eldest son who died from a boating accident, makes her flustered tothe point where she just completely represses her feelings completely. In general, she clearly hasineffective problem-solving since she merely avoids hers problems instead of confronting them head-on. Beth is low in agreeableness as, even though she maintains good relations with friends, thatmerely serves as a facade. She doesn’t resolve conflicts well, especially with Conrad, and she isn’t

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Term
Fall
Professor
JillKaplan
Tags
Psychology, Sociology, Big Five personality traits, Beth, Trait theory, Beth Jarrett

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