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Unformatted text preview: o Honestly, kindness Secondary Characterize behavior, but not personality o Food or dress preference o Stimulus (giving a speech) Trait (Shyness) Responses (blushing) Trait can affect how you react Personality Circle o 4 main categories Extraverted vs. Introverted Unstable vs. Stable Five Factor Model Theory (current) o Extraversion o Agreeableness o Conscientiousness o Neuroticism o Openness to experience Traits and Heritability Behavioral Genetics o Study of the degree that personality traits and behavior patterns are inherited Family Studies (environmental) Twin studies o Prove that genetics have something to do with personality Consistency Paradox o Personality ratings are consistent across time and among different observers, while behavior rating are not Personality is consistent, behavior is not consistent...
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2011 for the course PSYCH 001 taught by Professor Benbassi during the Fall '08 term at GWU.
- Fall '08