Chapter_2_Saltarelli_SP10

Chapter_2_Saltarelli_SP10 - 1/19/10 Todays Schedule...

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1/19/10 1 THEORIES OF PERSONALITY Chapter 2 Week 2 of 15 CEP 260 – Andy Saltarelli, M.A. Table of Contents Today’s Schedule Course Introductions & Announcements Current Events Presentation Chapter 2: What is Personality? Psychodynamic Perspectives Behavioral Perspectives Humanistic Perspectives Biological Perspectives Testing Table of Contents Introductions: Me What I value… “Quality education”, meaningful learning experiences involve: intrinsic motivation (vs. extrinsic) Why grades are EVIL divergent thinking (vs. convergent) application of course concepts to YOUR life! Knowledge and experience that produces + ϶ , helps real people Table of Contents Introductions: You What do you value? What’s important to you? Name: Why you’re taking this course…(it’s OK to say b/c required or you thought it would be easy) Something you do for fun when you’re not trying to get smart… I value _____ because… OR I think ______ is important because… Table of Contents Course Announcements Big 5 Personality Quiz Due Today Grading on ANGEL Current Events Presentation Signup Rest of Homework Assignments on ANGEL Writing Assignments Posted Later This Week Participation and Attendance Questions? Chapter 2 Theories of Personality
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1/19/10 2 Table of Contents What is Personality? List your favorite: color song flower smell scene person food free-time activity Table of Contents What is Personality? Personality: An individual’s unique constellation of consistent behavioral traits The stability of a person’s behavior over time and across situations The behavioral differences among people acting in the same situation Personality Trait A durable disposition to behave in a particular way in a variety of situations E.g.: honest, domineering, outgoing, suspicious, anxious Table of Contents What is Personality? Personality: The behavioral differences among people acting in the same situation Table of Contents The Nature of Personality The “Big Five” (McCrae and Costa, 1987) Openness (curiosity, flexibility, imaginative, unconventional) Conscientiousness (diligent, disciplined, organized) Extraversion (outgoing, sociable, friendly, talkative) Agreeableness (sympathetic, trusting, cooperative) Neuroticism (anxious, hostile, insecure, self-conscious) “OCEAN” Table of Contents The Big Five Personality Test What were your results? Were you surprised? Thoughts about the theory? Thoughts about the test? How might you use this information? Table of Contents Andy’s Big 5 Results
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1/19/10 3 Table of Contents Andy’s Big 5 Results Translation: What does this mean? I am usually a quiet, thoughtful guy that is pretty nice
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