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    Project 2 Correlates of Personality
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    Background Two main houses of psychology Lawful, experimental side Experimental Design 2 Laboratory Based, manipulative Good claims to cause and effect Individual Differences People measured, not manipulated Causation hard to prove
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    Two Projects Project 1 :  Experiment Project 2:  Individual Differences Basic question:  Does personality predict  behavior? Collect data on people using a personality  test and a measure that you develop
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    Big Five Theory of Personality Openness to new experience (curious) Conscientiousness (dutiful, obedient,  lawful) Extroversion (socially outgoing,  dominant) Agreeableness (gets along with others) Neuroticism (anxious, emotionally  unstable)
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    Our Job:  Create a Scale Scale should contain observable  behaviors (e.g., drives a motorcycle  rather than likes danger)
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This note was uploaded on 05/21/2011 for the course PSY 3213 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of South Florida.

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