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Unformatted text preview: Psy 101 Ta j i n de r ( t j) Q1. De f i ne pe rsona l i t y and d iscuss t wo qua l i t ies t h a t a re cen t ra l concep t of pe rsona l i t y ? A ns. Pe rsona l i t y is t he comp lex hypo t he t ica l cons t r uc t t h a t has been def i ned i n va r ie t y of ways. I n gene ra l wo rds we can say pe rsona l i t y is refe rs to i n d i v i d ua ls u n iq ue col lec t ion of cons is ten t behav io ra l t r a i ts. I t s t wo cen t r a l of concep ts is cons is tency and d is t i nc t i veness. Cons is tency te ndency is to behave i n chee r f u l, hopefu l, en t h us ias t ic way loo k i ng a t t he b r ig h t side of t h i ngs, ac ross w i de va r ie t y of si t u a t io ns. D is t i nc t i veness is t he pe rsona l i t y concep t t h a t exp la i n w hy peop le don t ac t same i n si m i l a r si t ua t io n. I n regu la r wo rds we can say t hese concep ts of pe rsona l i t y used to exp la i n (1) t he stab i l i t y i n pe rson behav io r ove r t i me and ac ross si t u a t io ns (2)...
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