Chapter+16 - Ch.16: The Personality System: Integrating the...

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Ch.16: The Personality System: Integrating the Levels Trait-Dispositional Level - Broad traits/Behavior tendencies also called supertraits o Ex: some ppl perceived as distinctly more social than others - If…then behavioral signatures: ppl are consistent in similar situations and don’t behave the same way in all sits Biological Level - Links biological bases/evolution with personality o Ex: brain processes, genetics, temperament, + neural networks of brain org Psychodynamic-Motivational Level - Unconscious processing - Defensive processing Behavioral-Conditioning Level - Behavior is connected to situations Phenomenological-Humanistic Level - Subjective perception - Cognitive appraisal - Self-actualization + self-construction Social Cognitive Level - Social learning - Studies of self, personal constructs, expectancies, values, goals - Integrated social psych w/ other areas of science and other levels of study Toward Integration: Characteristics of the Personality System - Current models of personality as info-processor draw on neural network models
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2010 for the course PSYCH V89.-0030- taught by Professor Susan during the Fall '09 term at NYU.

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Chapter+16 - Ch.16: The Personality System: Integrating the...

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