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Unformatted text preview: fundamentally flawed or basically correct.? Walter mischel : personality and assessment Therefore situations are more important than personality Predictability-Mischel argued that correlations between personality and behavior or between behavior in one situation and behaviour ins another seld exceeds . 30 (later changed it to .40) Many psychologist took this to mea that personality did not exist Personality researcher fight back-Response from mischel 10 limit unfair (biased literature review) grading .40 limit but this is a result of poor research methodology-Research outside of the laboratories Moderator variables Some people may be more consistent than other some behaviors may be more or less consistent Conclusions Enither persoanity nor situational variables have effects on behaviour OR both do Henry murray Press- it’s an environmental situation that either help or stops your from a reaching a group...
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- Spring '09
- Psychology, walter mischel, trait approach, Henry Murray, trait approach -trait, Personality researcher fight