Lecture 15 - March 31

Lecture 15 - March 31 - What have we learned from research...

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Lecture 15 PSY 257 March 31, 2009 Animal Personality Research on Animal Personality - Develop animal models to inform research in personality, health psychology, and veterinary science - Permit experimental studies of personality that would not be possible in humans - Further understanding of the genetic influences on personality - Study personality change and development
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Unformatted text preview: What have we learned from research on animal personality? 1. Non-primate mammals like cats and dogs seem to have a less differentiated personality structure 2. The structure of human personality traits is quite similar to that of chimps 3. There is some evidence for continuity of personality trait structure between humans and members of other species...
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2009 for the course PSY 257 taught by Professor Kwan during the Spring '09 term at Princeton.

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