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Unformatted text preview: • Criticism o Humanistic terms are fuzzy and difficult to explore o Ignores important environmental variables Assessing Personality • Objective tests o Personality inventories ! What would you do in this situation? How would you feel if…? o Same scale • Projective Tests o Rorschach ! Series of stimuli that are purposefully ambiguous ! Responding in freeform Recap • Type and Trait Personality Theories o Categorizing by type o Describing with traits o Traits and heredity o Do traits predict behavior? o Evaluation of trait theories How to assess personality...
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2011 for the course PSYCH 001 taught by Professor Benbassi during the Fall '08 term at GWU.
- Fall '08