Chapter 12 � Personality

Chapter 12 � Personality - Chapter 12 PS 100 16:05...

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Chapter 12 PS 100 16:05 Chapter 12 – Personality Assumptions of personality theory Traits – durable and habitual ways of behaving Extraversion You are outgoing, sociable, talkative, fun, loving If you are introvert than you’ll be quiet, etc If you are extravert then there will be an increase in well being, self esteem If you are introvert then you are perceived as having more status Neuroticism Define as negative emotions (downers, seeing negative of things) People are anxious, worry, guilt, moody Being neurotic is not goods for us because in decrease our self esteem, well being, and lower social status for men Openness to experience Being imaginative, curious, open to new ideas (score high in openness) If you are openness than there will be an increase in political liberal, critical thinker, and IQ Agreeableness You are good in nature, warm, gently, cooperative, trustworthy If you are agreeable than you will have good leadership quality Opposite is suspicious, antagonistic, and aggressive
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Conscientiousness You are responsible, self discipline, organized, achieving If you re conscientiousness than you will have better friendship, health behaviour (they will live longer) Clinical Assessment Are done by MMPI Profiles of personality predicts psychiatric disorders They have validity scales (can tell if you are faking) Cross cultural Issues The big 5 appears in many cultures What about personality differences across cultures? 2 nd assumption: Traits: Consistent across situations As habitual way of behaving is also assumed that your trait exists in all situations Persons by situation interaction 3 rd assumption Individual difference/distinctiveness What makes individuals different is how much we express each trait How we develop personality
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Eysenck’s physiological vulnerability to conditioning Higher level of arousal (more stress hormones, higher blood pressure) makes us more
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Chapter 12 � Personality - Chapter 12 PS 100 16:05...

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