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Unformatted text preview: What does it mean to know someone? Traits – actor Big 5 – characteristics of thoughts, feelings, behavior Good first read – psychology of stranger Not contextual, consistent across time and situation Personal concerns – agent Goals in life What are your values? Identity – author Deepest level of knowing Stories we tell about ourselves that give our lives coherence and meaning. Connecting events from early life to who we are now, and who we will be in the future. Truth or falsity of your story in unimportant, it’s important because it gives us meaning. We can behave as an actor, agent or author at any time. Relating personality to everyday life...
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- Fall '07
- Psychology, avg. personality