Important Questions and Concepts

Important Questions and Concepts - Important Questions and...

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1. Be able to define personality as something which maintains how consistent we act across different situations, but also simultaneously makes us different from one another. 2. Define factor analysis as a statistical technique which combines personality traits which correlate together within people under one larger "supertrait." 3. Describe each of the Big 5 dimensions. 4. Understand the nature of termperament (neuroticism, psychoticism, extraversion) and how it is very closely tied to genetics between parents and children. 5. Describe the parts of Freud's model of the psyche, including the three levels of awareness, and which parts of the psyche lie in which levels of awareness. 6. What is the role of the ego in terms of its relationship to the id and superego? 7. How does the ego handle the anxiety it feels when it cannot balance the demands of the id and superego? 8. What is the "engine" of the psyche, and what are the two types of psychic energy that it contains? 9. What types of thoughts are contained within the three parts of the psyche? 10.
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2010 for the course PSY 102 taught by Professor Jacobs during the Spring '10 term at North Country Community College.

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